Highway 49 Bridge Over Muddy Waters
Fri Jul 18 10:25:00 EDT 1997
I noticed many turtles trying to cross the road by the
Helena bridge in the 80's when the King Biscuit
Festival was still small and the casino wasn't yet
built. Later I began to see many smashed bodies.
I wonder if local environmentalists have determined
if that is a vital pathway - to get to breeding,egg-laying
One thing I have sadly noted in the Delta, even in towns,
is the bodies of run-over dogs lying in the streets.
I suspect there are no leash-laws.
At 05:17 AM 7/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Current estimations this morning is that the bridge will be closed to
>traffic for six weeks. As always this could be much shorter or much
>longer. Varmint traffic should increase between the states of
>Missuhsippy and Awkcansaw. I have at various times seen armadillos,
>raccoons, turtles, and wolves cross that bridge at non-peak hours. They
>should have a field day now.
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