Beavers will be given legal protection in Scotland after an attempt by a Conservative MSP to prevent the move was voted down.
Beavers are to be given legal protection in Scotland, it has been announced.
A beaver has been found dead on a wildlife reserve in Tayside having been shot in the chest.
Signs of beavers have been seen close to Perth city centre for what is believed to be the first time.
Beaver numbers across Tayside have increased in the past six years, according to a new Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) survey.
The annual Dundee Scout Gang Show is back in town.
Concerns have been raised by wildlife experts over the discovery of “barbaric” snares in Tayside woodlands.