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Beavers slow down rivers and preventing flash-flooding

Beavers prove their worth in slowing down rivers and preventing flash-flooding. These mammals are a natural method of flood prevention.

​Beavers became extinct in the UK 400 years ago. However, they have now been re-introduced into areas of Devon. The BBC has been looking at how these creatures naturally provide a solution to fast-flowing watercourses creating flash-flooding.

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