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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A road-killed bobcat (Lynx rufus) that has been placed along a highway near the Santa Anna NWR. USFWS biologists are conducting a study to determine how often passers will to pick up and take a dead bobcat, which often is just a few minutes. This may be skewing biologist’s road kill statistics.

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Gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) (US: Threatened, IUCN: Vulnerable) in the southeastern U.S. often end up as roadkill. Invasive fire ants and armadillos prey on their eggs and young, while urban expansion, logging and fire mismanagement degrade tortoise habitat, pushing these reptiles closer to the edge.

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A snapping turtle (Chelydridae) at Bayou De View in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas.

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A van crosses a rickety wooden bridge spans a marshy area on the Transpantaniera highway in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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A rickety wooden bridge spans a marshy area on the Transpantaniera highway in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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A rickety wooden bridge spans a marshy area on the Transpantaniera highway in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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A rickety wooden bridge spans a marshy area on the Transpantaniera highway in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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A rickety wooden bridge spans a marshy area on the Transpantaniera highway in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A great horned owl lies dead along a highway near Beaver, OK.

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A great horned owl lies dead along a highway near Beaver, OK.

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A great horned owl lies dead along a highway near Beaver, OK.

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Traffic piles up on I-93, near the North End of Boston, during a typical rush hour.

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Traffic jockeys for position near the entrance to the tunnel to the airport in downtown Boston.

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