“First English beavers in 500 years may be breeding on Devon river”



Five centuries after European beavers were hunted to extinction in England, a wild group appears to have returned, living on a river in Devon, scientists say.

Beavers build dams, so perhaps they can also help with the flood prevention programme that is required in Britain. Perhaps their original extinction and deforestation contributed to the problem in the first place.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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