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Saturday, 14 April 2012
Help toads across Calderdale roads
Published on Wednesday 11 April 2012 10:30
THE council has published a new list of accident blackspots where the victims are amphibious.
Toad crossing points have been identified on six stretches of road, mainly in the upper Calder Valley.
It is a terrifying time for toads because when the weather gets warmer, they have to begin a perilous annual migration to their breeding ponds.
These are often across busy roads where they run the risk of being run over.
Calderdale Council is appealing for volunteers to help carry toads across the roads so they can hop safely into spring. More...