Five Crazy Bridges for Animals

Five Crazy Bridges for Animals

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Image Credits

Traffic – Wikimedia user Minesweeper

High Tension Power Lines – Andy Beecroft

Lesser Prairie Chicken – Greg Kramos / USFWS

Greater sage-grouse – USFWS Pacific Southwest Region

Fawn Footed Mosaic Tailed Rat – Greg Schechter

Sitka Black Tailed Deer

Reindeer – Alexandre Buisse

Pronghorn – Yathin Krishnappa



Dry Grass Field

Soccer Field – O’Jay Barbee

Footbridge – William Murphy

Wildlife Crossing – Adam Ford

Rope Bridge – Rodney van der Ree / ARCUE

Crab Overpass – Parks Australia

White tailed deer

Angola Colobus – Ryan E. Poplin

Elephant Underpass – Jason Straziuso / AP

Salmon Cannon – Whooshh Innovations

Grassland – Wikimedia user Scottthezombie

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