Wolves and red squirrels to make a comeback in Scotland

Bears could be on the horizon too...


The Allerdale Wilderness Reserve is a stunning site in the heart of Scotland but it's a view that's been shaped by man.

As much of Britain did, Scotland used to be a great forest which was slowly decimated over time by centuries of ship building and industry.

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Paul Lister wants to return this land to how it was.

This has so far involved planting nearly a million trees and Lister also plans to release and control animals that have long since disappeared.

"Our vision is to create a large-scale, 50,000 acres wilderness reserve and to bring back wolves and possibly bears."

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