Bring back wolves, lynxes to Britain and Ireland, study urges


Should large predators such as wolves, lynxes and bears, that once roamed the British Isles and large parts of continental Europe, be returned to these areas? The question has been an emotive one, with strong positions for and against such an action. Now, a new study by Queens University, UK, and Cornell University, United States, has scientifically justified the return of such animals.

Restoring native predator populations could help to keep in check some of the most problematic invasive species around the world, the new study said.

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