November 6, 2008
When the Arizona Department of Transportation widened Highway 260, it agreed to put in wildlife-friendly crossings like this one, which have dramatically reduced automobile accidents involving wildlife.
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Radio collaring wandering elk helps game managers design highway wildlife crossings to reduce crashes by more than 80 percent
Jeffrey Gagnon sat in the pre-dawn chill at the base of the Mogollon Rim in a cramped travel trailer and watched as the elk on the closed circuit camera balanced hunger against caution.