Otters Back from the Brink of Extinction in England

Otters Back from the Brink of Extinction in England

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photo credit: Dmitry Azovtsev, via CC licenseOtters almost disappeared from England in the 1970s after the prevalence of pesticides in their environment brought their numbers to near extinction levels.

Now, after the banning of many of those chemicals, the Environment Agency points to a remarkable comeback for the creatures, present once again in rivers across England.

(READ more in the BBC)

photo credit: Dmitry Azovtsev, via CC license

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