Tag: trains

December 1, 2020

Train speed top factor in wildlife deaths at Canada parks

Train speed was a major factor in the deaths of wildlife on railroad tracks in Canada’s Banff and Yoho national parks, a recent study found. Looking at 646 wildlife deaths...

October 21, 2019

JWM: Grizzly deaths along tracks occur in surprising places

Grizzlies in western Canada may need to look both ways before they cross the train tracks. Although grizzlies (Ursus arctos horribilis) have often been witnessed alongside the rails seeking grain...

February 17, 2017

Following tracks to steer grizzlies from trains

An increase in train collisions with grizzly bears over the past 20 years in Canadian national parks has pushed researchers to look for possible causes. In a collaborative effort between...