We got this talkback from Charles:
Can you provide me with information about the study you mentioned where 3% of motorists will intentionally run over amphibians? I'd like to read the whole paper. A sad situation! Thanks.
Last week on a Talk on the Wild Side Harry Hutchins and John Latimer reminded us to be watchful of the roadways for animals and critters. From that comment some interesting information on a Canadian study came up.
According to a Human Dimensions of Wildlife study "Incidence of Intentional Vehicle-Reptile Collisions" almost 3% of motorists intentionally hit the fake turtle and fake snake that were set up on the roadway for the study.
Do you avoid reptiles? Have you ever seen someone intentionally hit a critter?
What do you think of the the whole issue?
Dreaming Life Cereal
6 months ago