Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

06.23.2016

And how exactly did it do that? Animal crossings here. 

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Picture Panthers: Can Better Signage Get Drivers to Brake for Wildlife?

05.17.2016

Is an image really worth a thousand words? When it comes to distracted driving, the answer is yes!

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Spit and Polish!

02.08.2016

Why did the moose lick the car? Our wildlife biologist explains. 

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Reflecting on Reindeer

01.27.2016

Could the solution to wildlife/car collisions involve reflective antlers? Tell us what you think of this experiment from Finland.

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Radar Love: Can Radar Prevent Car/Wildlife Collisions?

12.02.2015

Nothing ruins a scenic drive quite like running into an elk or a moose. Can radar help? Find out here!

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"Bear-ly" Getting By: Bears in Cars

11.10.2015

What motivates the average bear to break into a car?

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Spidey Sense?

10.28.2015

Our wildlife biologist tries to talk some spidey sense into us, in time for Halloween.

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Do Deer Whistles Actually Work?

10.07.2015

Wolves don't whistle, so why do we think that attaching whistles to our cars makes them deer proof?

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Today: Your Crazy Ant

09.03.2015

Disclaimer: Our wildlife biologist does not have any tips for surviving a visit from your mom’s wacko sister. But she can help with the six-legged variety.

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Wildlife, Cars and How to Help

08.05.2015

As wildlife and people increasingly occupy the same communities it’s inevitable we’ll run into one another now and then. In a bad way. How to help, right here.

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Sharkskin Suit

07.15.2015

A Texas company's car wrap has contributed to eight land speed records. And they owe it all to sharks. How? Find out here.

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Free Ride: The Hitchiking Brown Widow

07.05.2015

Would you pickup a hitchhiker? What if it was a brown widow spider? Maybe you already have... How this species uses cars to get around, right here.

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Mirror, Mirror, on the Volvo

06.23.2015

Why do birds love your car's side mirrors? Our urban wildlife biologist explains.

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Shelter from the Storm

03.10.2015

Tips from Car Talk's wildlife specialist, Dr. Kieran Lindsay, on how to keep the fur and feathers from flying in your engine this winter.

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What's in Your Car? Ants, Debugged.

09.29.2014

Ants in the car: it's more common than you'd ever realize! Our Resident Wildlife Expert, Dr. Kieran LIndsey, critiques Tom and Ray's answer to caller Mara-- and offers some non-boooogus advice.  

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