The Animals Bridges Across The World Tauheed Ahmad February 27, 2017 Amazing & Incredible, Animals 1175 The animal bridges, across the world is incredible purpose-built crossings that help animals bypass roads safely, as crossing roads safely isn’t a skill many animals possess. Fortunately, support is at hand in the form of innovative wildlife crossings, situated at numerous spots across the world and in all shapes and sizes. Therefore, in Canada’s Banff National Park in Alberta, 24 green overpasses have been built above busy highways to support animals including moose, bears and wolves cross safely. Moreover in New Zealand, an underground passage in Oamaru exists particularly for penguins to get from the local harbour to their nests without come across the traffic above. And in Australia Christmas Island, bridges exist to benefit millions of crabs make it to their laying grounds every year without being flattened by cars along the way. However, some of the world’s most inventive wildlife crossings, which support creatures as small as doormice to beasts as large as elephants. These wildlife crossings, from tunnels to rope ladders, aim to decrease the number of animals hit by vehicles. This wildlife ecoduct is located over a six-lane highway in Singapore and is dotted with trees and shrubs This tunnel connects two wilderness areas in Kenya, allowing elephants to pass between them while avoiding vehicle This structure at the Capilano Fish Hatchery in Canada’s North Vancouver, British Columbia, is fitted with special ‘ladders’ which help the fish leap upstream The West Japan Railway Company joined up with Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe to build this tunnel, which helps turtles cross under the tracks as they head for the ocean during summer These rope ladders have been used over Australia’s Hume Highway in Victoria since 2007 to help squirrel gliders get across more easily – pictured here with some guest cockatoos This is the entrance to a tunnel for toads which runs under a six-lane highway in Davis, California, built so the amphibians can reach parts of their natural habit cut off by the road This netted crossing was built primarily for monkeys to make their way over a road in Bahia, Brazil In Canada’s Banff National Park in Alberta, 24 green overpasses like this one have been built over the busy highways to help animals including bears, moose and wolves cross safely Nutty Narrows squirrel bridge is a small suspension structure which was built in 1963 above one of the main roads in Longview, Washington The Blue Penguin Underpass in Oamaru, New Zealand, provides safe passage for this native species from the nearby harbour to their nests across the busy road The Netherlands is home to a great number of ecoducts including this one, which help reduce the number of deer and boars being struck by vehicles Every year, millions of red crabs migrate across Christmas Island to lay their eggs near the Pacific Ocean – assisted by these specially-built bridges to stop them being crushed by cars Animals’ Bridge lies on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana, and was designed to be used by bears, deer, elk, mountain lions, and others Source: Dailymail.Co.UK Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.