Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:45

Collision between motorists and Wildlife still high (audio)

Written by Michael Short
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The number of wildlife collisions doubles in November, from an average of 1,100 each month to 2,280.

This increase in collisions is primarily caused by mating season as more wildlife are on the move in their search of mates. Additionally, many roads cut through their migration routes and animals are drawn to these roads because of an abundance of roadside vegetation and an attraction to road salt.

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