Reasons to Drive Slowly Through National Parks
A bull elk crosses Harpers Corner Road on the Colorado side of Dinosaur National Monument. Slow down at night, and don’t speed any time of day. Animals are unpredictable and seem to appear out of nowhere. Photograph: Susan Tooch/NPS
(via: Dinosaur National Monument - UT/CO)

Reasons to Drive Slowly Through National Parks

A bull elk crosses Harpers Corner Road on the Colorado side of Dinosaur National Monument. Slow down at night, and don’t speed any time of day. Animals are unpredictable and seem to appear out of nowhere.

Photograph: Susan Tooch/NPS

(via: Dinosaur National Monument - UT/CO)

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    Yep. Moose and elk are big. Even a deer is big enough to kill or seriously hurt people in the car, if it goes over the...
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    one of the many reasons what you think of as ‘way to large, much be compensating for something’ trucks are a good bit...
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    I don’t see why it’d be any different for elk than deer (seeing as at first sight there’s not a huge difference lol).
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    I read somewhere that besides hitting and killing the animal, colliding with a moose or elk can also kill the people in...
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