Koala, wombat, frog, camel, and even crabs. And in Poland a cow representing farm animals and a deer representing wild fauna. Researchers analysed signs placed by roads to warn against collisions with animals. Can we expect an 'evolution' of traffic signs, or is it enough to stick with information like 'hedgehogs' or 'amphibians' added under the 'Other danger' sign?
Migrating animals know no borders, but on the routes of their journeys they often face various obstacles: roads, railway lines, pipelines, channels and powerful fences. Researchers are working on a global ungulate migration map to protect migration routes and associated populations on the scale of entire countries and continents.