A pair of beavers introduced to a forest in North Yorkshire in a “revolutionary” trial to combat flooding have become parents.
Sandy beaches on the River Earn are both rare and tiny, a few yards long and even fewer yards wide. But as the rise and fall and rush of the river is forever covering then exposing them again, they are always worth a look.
An investigation has been launched after a pregnant beaver was found shot dead on a riverbank.
Land managers have been urged to only use deadly control measures on beavers as a last resort as new legislation comes into force to protect them.
HE is the Scot who returned beavers to England 400 years after they were hunted to extinction but this time, says Derek Gow, they are here to stay.