Animal Lovers Built This Bridge Specifically For Squirrels, And It’s Saving Lives

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There’s a place in Longview, Washington, where hundreds of squirrels have been killed by flitting cars over a years. Normally, endangered adults would tie a wire opposite a highway to concede squirrels to cranky that way.

One man, however, motionless that no elementary wire would do, so he pulled out all a stops to emanate something overwhelming for a squirrelly travelers.


The overpass helps squirrels pierce between an bureau building and a city park opposite a street.

The overpass helps squirrels pierce between an bureau building and a city park opposite a street.

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It was assembled by Amos J. Peters, who owns a constrictive firm.

It was assembled by Amos J. Peters, who owns a constrictive firm.

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Stretching over 60 feet, it’s indeed been in use given 1963, notwithstanding undergoing countless repairs and slight relocations. In 2014, a overpass was even listed in a National Register of Historic Places.

Stretching over 60 feet, it

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(via Amusing Planet)

Oddly enough, officials in Longview have been so desirous by a success of this overpass that they’ve commissioned 4 more. That’s what we call a squirrel-friendly city!