‘I saw a big set of white teeth coming towards me’: the people who survived terrifying wild animal attacks

‘I saw a big set of white teeth coming towards me’: the people who survived terrifying wild animal attacks

Although, mercifully, still rare, there are signs that wild animal attacks on humans are increasing. Research from the scientific journal Nature found that, as our urban areas further expand into the territories of carnivorous animals, attacks on pets, livestock and sometimes humans have been on the rise. In Kashmir, local wildlife departments have been reporting […]

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How wildlife crossings in Canada are inspiring safer roads for global species

How wildlife crossings in Canada are inspiring safer roads for global species

There once was a stretch of Trans-Canada highway so perilous it was known as “The Meat Maker.” The then-infamous section of road that transects Banff National Park, a breathtaking expanse of mountainous terrain and glacial lakes in the Canadian Rockies, averaged about 100 elk-vehicle collisions each year. In the early 1980s, a simple highway expansion […]

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Campaign to save California’s mountain lions raises millions to build one of world’s biggest wildlife bridges

Campaign to save California’s mountain lions raises millions to build one of world’s biggest wildlife bridges

The mountain lions are under threat of extinction from inbreeding because the freeway restricts their ability to roam and broaden their gene pool. The survival of California’s mountain lions is a step closer following renewed fundraising efforts to build one of the world’s biggest wildlife bridges in the state. Spanning the 101 Freeway, it will […]

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