Deer whistles work to prevent collisions with wildlife? May 1, 2012 Canada

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Deer whistles work to prevent collisions with wildlife? May 1, 2012 Canada, Globe and Mail
... Rob Found, a PhD candidate and wildlife researcher associated with the University of Alberta, agrees that whistles are marketed on flawed evidence. “The bottom line is they don’t work. ... They’ve done a number of tests on these whistles, and a lot of them are actually outside the range of the hearing of deer or other ungulates that would be on the roads. Another problem is they tend to be a low frequency, and the volume really blends into the noise of the vehicles ...


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