A Soaring Success: Montana Wildlife Crossings

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Wildlife overpass, © Kylie Paul

Each year, millions of animals are killed along the roadways that criss-cross America, breaking important wildlife habitat up into disconnected fragments. But in Montana, a new set of wildlife crossing structures are making things safer for drivers and for wildlife. As part of the People's Way Partnership, Defenders is working to spread the word about how effective these crossings can be - so we took to the skies to show you the whole picture.

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