Monthly Archives: July 2019

The return of the beaver in Russia

Written on July 14, 2019 at 5:13 pm

The Beaver Aquarium, a beaver breeding centre in Voronezh State Biosphere Nature Reserve, was set up in 1924 after hunting was prohibited by The Soviet government; at the time there were few beavers left in the wild. Beavers have been bred at the Aquarium and released since 1934, and now the population in southern RussiaContinue Reading

Young beavers filmed in Cropton Forest in the north of England

Written on July 8, 2019 at 5:26 pm

A pair of beavers were translocated to Cropton Forest near Pickering in North Yorkshire, England in April as part of a five year trial to see how their dam building would reduce flooding. Recent film shows that the pair have had two kits since their release (ITV News, BBC News, Yorkshire Post, Yahoo News).