Thought this news item may be of interest…
after all anything that helps reduce the road toll.
ANU: Researchers train ducks to use crossings
Australian National University researchers have trained ducks on campus to use pedestrian crossings to help reduce road accidents.
The aptly named Research School of Birds and Fowl Creatures, led by Dr Donald Drake, held training exercises for the ducks after observing their road behaviour.
The team plans to share the research breakthrough at the 2014 International Feathered Friends Conference.