Landowners on Tayside in Scotland shoot breeding female beavers

Scientists at Edinburgh Zoo haveĀ carried out post-mortem investigations on 23 beavers from Tayside, Scotland. Of the 21 shot, two were in late pregnancy and two had recently given birth. This has raised welfare concerns about how beavers should be managed (BBC News, The Scotsman, Granset, The News Hub, UK Daily). The Scottish Government has yet to make a decision about the future of beavers in Scotland.

Posted on February 10, 2016 at 2:46 pm

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