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Beavers return to Scotland after 400 years

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The first beavers to live in Scotland for more than 400 years have been released into the wild.

Three beaver families have been brought into the UK from Norway.

Allan Bantick, chairman of the Scottish Beaver Trial, has been working on the project for 15 years and says that ecosystems will function better with the re-introduction of animals.

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