Observation ID: 85144

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 12/22/2020 - 18:35
Virginia Opossum
Identification Confidence
100% certain
Observation Date / Time

The approach to 237 West's Lawrence Expressway / Caribbean Drive exit (Exit 5) was eventful today with at least 9 roadkill instances, one after another. All were on the right side shoulder in varying states. That stretch borders marsh and grassland.

Travel Frequency
several times per month
Estimated Time Since Impact
definitely less than 24 hours
Carcass Position
road shoulder
Roadway Speed Limit
65 mph
Road Type
state / rural highway
Location Description
Right shoulder of SR 237 W.
Roadside Features
concrete median barrier

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