If this video goes viral, it's a good bet that Parachuting Beavers will be a popular roller derby team name. Watch as the Idaho Fish & Game department relocates beavers via parachute in this documentary from around 1950.

The AP reports that the footage had been thought lost forever but was recently discovered by Fish & Game historian Sharon Clark, who digitized the fragile film that had been mislabeled and stored in the wrong file for decades.

Turns out in 1940's Idaho, beaver overpopulation was a problem that required some drastic measures. To help solve the problem, wildlife managers went about capturing beavers (and other fur bearing rodents) and then parachuting them into the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

Parachuting beavers. Your day is complete.




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