Main roadway, Ishasha Section, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda. This area’s wilderness qualities and lack of good roads has been one thing that has saved it from an influx of humans, up until now.
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)