Beavers relocated in Terelj River

Environment
misheel@montsame.gov.mn
2019-07-16 12:33:26

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Environmental  Authority of Ulaanbaatar in cooperation with the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park Administration relocated two pairs or four beavers in Terelj River which flows into Tuul River. 

Three of them are three years old and the other one is five years old. The beavers were brought from Russia and Germany. For the purpose of natural rehabilitation and stabilization of Tuul River, the capital city administration has been implementing the beaver introduction project in cooperation with researchers since 2012.

According to the Law on Fauna of Mongolia, beavers are subject to threatened species and the rodent’s hunting prohibited since 1930.