A beaver in a pond near the village of Lovtsevichi, 50 kilometres northwest of Minsk. The population of the rodents has tripled in a decade to 80,000. Photo: AP A beaver in a pond near the village of Lovtsevichi, 50 kilometres northwest of Minsk. The population of the rodents has tripled in a decade to 80,000. Photo: AP
A beaver in a pond near the village of Lovtsevichi, 50 kilometres northwest of Minsk. The population of the rodents has tripled in a decade to 80,000. Photo: AP
Belarus

Beaver attacks rising in Belarus after population has tripled in a decade

As rodent's numbers rocket, they pose a growing risk to people and damage forests and farms

Topic |   Belarus
A beaver in a pond near the village of Lovtsevichi, 50 kilometres northwest of Minsk. The population of the rodents has tripled in a decade to 80,000. Photo: AP A beaver in a pond near the village of Lovtsevichi, 50 kilometres northwest of Minsk. The population of the rodents has tripled in a decade to 80,000. Photo: AP
A beaver in a pond near the village of Lovtsevichi, 50 kilometres northwest of Minsk. The population of the rodents has tripled in a decade to 80,000. Photo: AP
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