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WIRES Warning

WIRES Warning

Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Centre

A warning to drivers on south-west roads has been issued by the Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service.

They are being reminded to be on the lookout for native animals, venturing closer to the road this winter.

Latest figures show animal collisions tend to jump by around 15 percent... between the months of May and August.

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Kristie Newton from WIRES says a mixture of factors can lead to the increased chance of native animals venturing onto roads

So they are out searching for food sources, and because of the way that the roads are designed so that water washes off either side it means that some of the greener grass is right by the roadside.”

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