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The participation in the project Roadkill is designed in such a way that both the first steps in the project and the participation are as easy as possible. You only need a username and password to register and you can enter your data via apps for iOS and Android smartphones or simply via your internet browser.

How to participate exactly?

In advance of using our App, you have to register or login. If you are on the road and find a dead animal, which was killed by a vehicle, just report it via App or online form. You can do this right at the location or you make yourself a note and report at home using your desktop computer.

However, always pay attention to your own safety! Do not add any spots while you are at the wheel. Do not take a photo on unclear road sections. Always pay attention to road traffic and do not risk anything to enter a new spot! Your safety always comes first!

Download App manual:

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How can I avoid Roadkills?

Even now you can do a lot to avoid road kills. For example, it is a widespread misconception that amphibians survive by taking them "between the tires" with your car. Velocities over 30 km / h can already lead to the death of the amphibians, due to the vacuum under the car their lungs can burst.

If you want to be more active in the protection of frogs, toads, newts etc. on the road, you are sure to find an association near you which is working with amphibian protection fences along the roads and looks forward to your help. Contact your local museum to find out more about these associations.

Most road-kills with game animals happen during twilight, drive very carefully here and pay more attention to the edges of the road. The signs "Deer crossing" show particularly vulnerable spots and should be taken seriously, even if you have never seen a game there.

App Downloads

Download the Roadkill App for Android or IOS and join the Citizen Science community!
Here you can also access the app's manual to get an overview about the app's basics and how to spot roadkills:

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