It's hard to say how many animals are killed by vehicles around the world every year, but it's estimated that up to one million are killed every day on the roads of the US alone. As you can see from the list below however, some countries go to great lengths to ensure the safety of their wildlife.


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The first animal bridges were built in France in the 1950s, and the longest in the world, called the Natuurbrug Zanderij Crailoo, can be found in the Netherlands and is over half a mile long! Scroll through this list, compiled by Bored Panda, to see some of the best animal crossings on the planet. Don't forget to vote for your favorite!

#1 Crab Bridge On Christmas Island

Crab Bridge On Christmas Island

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Hans 1 month ago

The abiliy of these critters is quite impressive.

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#2 Wildlife Crossing In Belgium

Wildlife Crossing In Belgium

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Karl Magnus 1 month ago

This is the ecoduct of kikbeek in Belgium, not the Netherlands

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#3 Turtle Tunnel In Japan

Turtle Tunnel In Japan

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Mai Tran 1 month ago

it's so adorable :3

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#4 Blue Penguin Underpass In New Zealand

Blue Penguin Underpass In New Zealand

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Hope Floats 1 month ago

Ahhhh..So cute!! Love the way Penguins wobble when they walk!!

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#5 Ecoduct In Banff National Park, Canada

Ecoduct In Banff National Park, Canada

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Miguel Arista 1 month ago

It even looks pretty

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#6 A Green Wildlife Bridge Over An Autobahn In Germany

A Green Wildlife Bridge Over An Autobahn In Germany

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Kjorn 1 month ago

it take some time to animals to discover these passage

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#7 A Rope Bridge Over The Hume Freeway In Victoria

A Rope Bridge Over The Hume Freeway In Victoria

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Major B. Good 1 month ago

FYI: This bridge was designed for the endangered Squirel Glider, not cockatoos. Cockatoos can fly - even in Australia!

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#8 A Grizzly Bear Emerging From An Underpass After Crossing The Trans-Canada Highway In Banff National Park

A Grizzly Bear Emerging From An Underpass After Crossing The Trans-Canada Highway In Banff National Park

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Morgan the Manatee 1 month ago

It looks like he's underwater, doesn't it?

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#9 Ecoduct In Singapore

Ecoduct In Singapore

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Eliseo Gonzalez 1 month ago

This would be good for animals to cross if there where no gate at the bottom.

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#10 Salamander Tunnels In New England

Salamander Tunnels In New England

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moonsong23 1 month ago

Aww, they're so cute in their on little slimy way!

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