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Bridges Meant For Animals

A Brilliantly Simple Solution To Roadkill

The bridge in the picture above one of many created in the Netherlands to allow animals to cross highways safely. This solution to the problem of roadkill on freeways gathered world-wide attention and now similar bridges have been (or are currently being) built in places around the world that have a history of roadkill problems.

You likely won’t be surprised to find out that places like Montana and Alberta, which both have had serious roadkill problems in the past, are building similar bridges along their highways. The bridges are not only to protect the animals from our vehicles, but to protect us from the damage these animals can cause. Hitting a deer or moose can be fatal to the … Read the rest