Beavers, bears, wolves and lynx: Campaigners want to see these animals reintroduced to the British countryside (Photo: Shutterstock)
Beavers, bears, wolves and lynx: Campaigners want to see these animals reintroduced to the British countryside (Photo: Shutterstock)

These wild animals could be reintroduced in the UK - from beavers to bears

Reintroducing species can have significant benefits to the environment and help boost other animal species

Thursday, 21st January 2021, 3:37 pm

Wolves, bears and lynx are among the species that would have once roamed the UK’s countryside in significant numbers, before being forced out through culls and over hunting by an ever growing human population.

But experts now believe that, by reintroducing some of these species, we can benefit not just from the opportunity to see these animals in the wild, but also from the ecological and environmental impact they could have.

Here’s a list of some of the species that conservation groups want to see reintroduced to the UK.

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