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Hungry kangaroos on collision course with snow traffic from Canberra

via Hungry kangaroos on collision course with snow traffic from Canberra.

One of many dead kangaroos on the road from Canberra to the snowfields..

Cooma smash repairers cannot keep up with large numbers of cars damaged in collisions with kangaroos while travelling to the snowfields.

Returning from the snow on Wednesday, a driver counted 102 dead animals, mainly large kangaroos and wombats, between Jindabyne and Queanbeyan. Another driver says dead wombats on the edge of roads are more frequent closer to the snow.

Summit Smash Repairs, Cooma, owner Doug Arnold says this year has been his busiest ever. “We are probably getting five kangaroo hits per day, ” he said.

 

Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/hungry-kangaroos-on-collision-course-with-snow-traffic-from-canberra-20150826-gj7zss.html#ixzz3rcbmqLTC

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