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Traffic deaths of nene underscore vulnerability on roads at Haleakala

  • COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
                                Nene cross the road near a nene crossing sign posted to warn drivers to be cautious of the birds at Haleakala National Park.

    COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

    Nene cross the road near a nene crossing sign posted to warn drivers to be cautious of the birds at Haleakala National Park.

The once-endangered Hawaiian nene has grown in population due to successful breeding efforts and protection measures, but the pedestrian geese remain highly vulnerable to the hazard of vehicle traffic. Read more

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