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SWF Urging Drivers To be Aware Of Animals On The Road During Mating Season

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 Written by Katherine Ludwig

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is urging individuals to be extra cautious of animals on the roads throughout this time of 12 months.

More animals like moose and deer might wander onto the roads throughout the subsequent three months.

Executive Director of the SWF Darrel Crabbe says, “They’re way more apt to be on the transfer as a result of it is their mating season or rut because it’s known as, and solely have one factor on their minds often, and are not as involved about visitors.”

SGI launched that over the previous 5 years, 367 accidents with 1 fatality resulting from highway incidents with animals had been reported every year.

The SWF is reminding individuals to be extra alert and to decelerate in high-density areas which can be marked with yellow animal-crossing highway signage, and to additionally take further warning at evening as a result of that’s when these animals are most lively.

If an accident with an animal does occur and the automotive is not capable of drive or if the animal is left on the highway, the perfect factor to do is name and notify RCMP instantly.