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Beavers interact in the water. (National Park Service)
Beavers interact in the water. (National Park Service)
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Framingham city officials say they have successfully trapped and killed beavers in two locations where their dams caused waters to flood and freeze on roads, posing a public safety threat.

Because state law prohibits transporting beavers to different locations, the city says they had no choice but to set lethal traps — but the move has drawn criticism from some residents and animal rights groups.

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Jeff Collins, director of conservation science for Mass Audubon. Mass Audubon tweets @MassAudubon.

This segment aired on December 13, 2018.

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