Monthly Archives: February 2016

Landowners on Tayside in Scotland shoot breeding female beavers

Written on February 10, 2016 at 2:46 pm

Scientists at Edinburgh Zoo have 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 hasContinue Reading