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Reintroduced beavers to stay after being granted native species status

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Elegran Thu 24-Nov-16 16:35:30

The Scottish Government have decided in favour of keeping the re-introduced beavers.

"Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham explained the Scottish government's decision to grant beavers native species status.

"Beavers promote biodiversity by creating new ponds and wetlands, which in turn provide valuable habitats for a wide range of other species," she said.

"We want to realise these biodiversity benefits while limiting adverse impacts on farmers and other land users. This will require careful management."