Rise in Roadkill Requires New Solutions

Vehicle–wildlife collisions kill millions of animals–and harm thousands of people–each year. Scientists are working on solutions

By Melissa Gaskill

In the 1960s widening U.S. Highway 27 just north of Tallahassee cut Florida’s Lake Jackson into two sections. When water levels fell too low in either part, thousands of turtles, frogs, snakes and alligators would hit the road to head for the other side—where cars and trucks often hit the animals.… Read the full Post