'Drivers of change': beavers released on National Trust land to ease flooding risk

UK The Guardian

Project managers aim to use pair of nature’s engineers to manage site for wildlife and boost diversity Beaver I was in no hurry to exit her safe, straw-lined wooden crate. After a tense six-minute wait, the wildlife expert Derek Gow reached a hand into the creature’s temporary home, grabbed her gently by the rear end and encouraged her out. She entered the muddy pond with a gentle plop, clambered back out for a few moments, then began exploring her new home among the hills of Exmoor at a leisurely pace. Continue reading... …

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