roadkill

Elk
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“Share the Road” is a common motto seen across Idaho, advocating for cars to share their roads with bicyclists. Eastern Idaho is dealing with a different road-sharing issue. Instead of single-speeds, these drivers are trying to avoid bigger beasts — elk, pronghorn and bison.

 

Idaho Roadkill Cuisine

Feb 14, 2019
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In 2012, Idaho legalized the salvaging of roadkill. We talk with Fish and Game about the rules of roadkill and a roadkill connoisseur about how to prepare it.

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Corinna Riginos

The deadliest animal in the U.S. isn’t a grizzly bear, a mountain lion or even a western diamondback rattlesnake. It’s a deer. More than 200 Americans are killed each year on our nation’s roads hitting or swerving to avoid this seemingly harmless animal. Around 30,000 or so are injured.

One group of scientists trying to reduce those numbers ended up finding a solution by chance.