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New App Increases Efficiency, Accuracy In Reporting Wildlife-vehicle Collisions
2014-06-06 15:17:22

PLOS A new app used to report wildlife-vehicle collisions increased efficiency and accuracy when compared to manual methods, according to a study published June 4, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Daniel Olson from Utah State University and colleagues. Wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVC) endanger both humans and wildlife. Understanding when and where these collisions occur is essential to mitigating risks, but collecting this information requires an efficient and accurate...

Banff Highway Crossings A Success For Moving Wildlife
2013-08-03 05:38:09

Anywhere that cars and wildlife occupy the same area, the potential for dangerous interactions between the two exists. Additionally, a highway that prevents large animals from crossing successfully to other parts of their range can seriously disrupt wildlife habitat.

Most Of The Vertebrate Roadkill In Catalonia Is In Protected Areas
2012-10-24 13:43:27

Amphibians are the vertebrate group that is more likely to become roadkill in Catalonia, even more so than reptiles, mammals and birds.

2012-09-18 23:00:06

New studies show that there are more than 1.5 million deer-vehicle collisions that occur annually in the United States-- and that is only deer! The combined dollar amount for all vehicular repairs

2008-07-29 00:00:26

NEW MARKET, Md. - Highway workers used to scrape dead deer off the road and bury them, but now the State Highway Administration turns the carcasses into compost used to help grow roadside grass and wildflowers.

2008-07-27 18:00:22

By STACI MATLOCK GALISTEO BASIN Paths: Pledge drive nowunder way From spring through fall on Interstate 25 east of Santa Fe and U.S. 285 past Eldorado, there's a frequent, unwelcome wildlife sighting: road kill.

2006-07-16 09:12:18

By Deborah Zabarenko CAPE CANAVERAL (Reuters) - Alligators, manatees and vultures share Kennedy Space Center with space shuttle Discovery, so for more than 40 years NASA has had to adjust to launching rockets in the middle of a national wildlife refuge.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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  • To mutter deliriously.
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