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Beavers' return: Afon Rheidol river near Aberystwyth is preferred site

17 May 2013 Last updated at 20:11 BST

Plans to reintroduce beavers to the Welsh countryside after hundreds of years have moved a step closer.

The Rheidol river in Ceredigion has been chosen as the location for their return next year although there has been some opposition.

Matt Murray reports.

Beaver reintroduction step closer