They’re sometimes hard to find, but there’s at least one bright spot because of the pandemic.
Because there are fewer cars on the road, there are fewer wildlife fatalities. The UC Davis Road Ecology Center found that traffic has dropped by 75% since the lockdown went into effect in March. The reduction in traffic has resulted in the number of animals struck and killed by vehicles dropping dramatically. For example, there could be 50 fewer mountain lion deaths per year in California.
Jack and Carolyn talked about this on the Morning Breeze. Listen Here: