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June 09, 2019 - BBC

Polish minister sparks outrage with bid to eat rare animals

Polish minister sparks outrage with bid to eat rare animals
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Polish agriculture minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski has provoked widespread incredulity and criticism in Poland after he proposed removing legal protection for European bison and beaver and adding them to a list of "edible animals".

Both the European bison and beaver were commonly hunted for food in past centuries. Since both species have been protected under Polish law their numbers have increased.

According to the most recent estimates, there were 1,873 bison and more than 55,000 beavers in Poland.

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