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Road kill 'hot spots' and the connection to CA's drought

A road in Lancaster, Calif.
A road in Lancaster, Calif.
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A recent study from UC Davis found that the state's highways are littered with wildlife collision "hot spots."

According to the report - cars are the third-biggest cause of death for animals on the state's roads. There is a connection between road kill and California's lack of water.

Fraser Shilling, co-director of the UC Davis Road Ecology Center, tells more.