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Collisions with Wildlife

One of the under-recognized threats wildlife pose to human interests is by collissions. Collisions aer tragic events that not only put at risk human life but frequently results in the death of the animal.

Deer-Vehicle Strikes

Did you know?Deer strike with vehicle

In 2004, deer strikes to vehicles cost over 1 billion dollars in damage in the U.S?

 

 

 

Bird Strikes

Turkey vulture strike to an airplane windshieldMillions of birds die each year hitting windows, powerlines, vehicles, and other structures. Some of these strikes can endanger human-life such as when birds interfere with aircraft.

Note the image at the right. It shows effect of a plane hitting a turkey vulture.

 

 

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