10 Amazing Pictures Of Wildlife Crossings
We might be one of the few conscious being on this planet, but that does not mean we do not have to consider the repercussions of our actions on other members of our ecosystem. The only way that our species can sustain itself over the next hundred years is by co-operating with our fellow living beings and ensuring their survival is just as much of a priority as our own. As we continue to encroach on territory that is not our own, just for the sake of development, it is important to preserve the lives that we have clearly disturbed. Wildlife crossings can be seen in many parts of the world, making it abundantly clear that the lives of human beings and animals are forever entwined from this point on. Here is a list of 10 amazing wildlife crossings from around the world.
Longest Wildlife Crossing
The Netherlands is a country that is known for their proactive behavior and this stands true even in the case of wildlife crossings. The have built over 600 crossings across the country so far, and this even includes the longest wildlife overpass in the world. It is 50 meters wide and 800 meters long, spanning across business parks, rivers, roadways and sports complexes.
Henry Street, a normal looking part of Massachusetts, experiences a very peculiar problem when the temperature rises above 40 degrees. The region sees a large number of salamanders emerge from the ground and inhabit the streets, which is why the city had to build a special tunnel to tackle the problem. This underpass allows salamanders to move freely to areas of food and water, without disrupting the lives of the people living above the tunnels.