Wolves, bears and lynx will be reintroduced to Scotland ‘over my dead body’, minister tells farmers

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Wolves, bears and lynx will be reintroduced to Scotland “over my dead body”, the SNP’s Rural Economy Minister has promised as he came under intense fire over the damage beavers are causing farming.

Fergus Ewing told the NFU Scotland (NFUS) annual general meeting that the reintroduction of any species that make farming more difficult “won’t happen in Scotland as long as I’m around.”

In an apparent swipe at the controversial reintroduction of beavers, he said the problems they had caused “shows precisely why it’s absolutely essential that we do not proceed on any more misguided experiments of this nature.”<<<Read More>>>