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Topical Tuesdays – Beavers reduce river flooding

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    • If these beavers are having such a positive effect on the environment, shouldn’t we be introducing them across the whole country? Or could there also be unforeseen problems that result from our interfering with nature? What do you think?
    • Write an imaginary advertisement offering beavers the job of looking after a river or stream in the UK.
    • Write either a limerick about a beaver moving here from Europe or three verses of a new, beaver-focused version of 'Row, row, row your boat'.
    • Research a different example of an animal being introduced or reintroduced to a particular habitat, either deliberately or accidentally. Write a brief account of what the species was, where it was released and what the consequences were.

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