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Save Ontario turtles from transportation vehicles!

This petition had 672 supporters

Driving home one day I saw a slow-moving object on the road. I pulled over to see what it was. I realized it was a turtle and tried to save it from oncoming traffic. As I was running towards it, an oncoming vehicle came and crushed the poor turtle even after I was motioning the driver to turn away from it. I was devastated by what had happened. I decided to research what the best way to stop this from happening again. From my research, I found that transportation vehicles running over turtles is a very big problem in Ontario."6 of 8 turtle species are threatened, and those most often killed are females traveling to nesting areas. The loss of females, in particular, is devastating to turtle populations." ( Putting up turtle crossing signs was the best solution to this problem. I am asking for an overall 10 turtle crossing signs in turtle hotspots in Oxford County. By you signing this petition can help make a difference in the rising fatalities in Ontario turtles!  

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