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First wild beavers to be seen in England for centuries to be captured

The Guardian, 01/07/14 -- A group of beavers seen in the River Otter in Devon will be given a new home in a zoo or wildlife park, the government decides
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Did you also know that beavers have been reintroduced to Scotland? To learn more about the Scottish Beaver Trial, and share your views, see our special topic 'Beavers are back


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