BBC: Turtle disaster avoided with roadkill rescue

"In terms of the odds being stacked up against an animal, it's particularly bad news for the slow-moving turtle. They're not exactly going to sprint away from danger."


This BBC news article is about a project based in Ontario, Canada at McMaster University and focuses on turtles. Turtles are slow moving and have a longer reproductive cycle so are more susceptible to changes in their population due to wildlife-vehicle conflict (roadkill). Please click on the link below to read the article.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40088879

We thank the author, Sean Coughlan for calling attention to the California Roadkill Observation System as a useful means for collecting data to tackle problems such as this.