UC Davis study: roadkill declines as COVID-19 continues
Green Car Congress
JUNE 26, 2020
Fewer wild animals, including threatened mountain lions, are becoming roadkill during shelter-in-place orders, according to a study on three states from the University of California, Davis. The report, published on the UC Davis Road Ecology Center website, is the first evidence that wildlife-vehicle conflict decreased along with reduced travel during the COVID-19 response. —report author Fraser Shilling, director of the UC Davis Road Ecology Center.