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Petition launched following duck killings

Roadkill a worsening problem

A petition is calling on the public to stop needless animal deaths on Manx roads.

It's been launched following a highly-publicised incident where three ducks were hit by a vehicle near East Baldwin earlier this month.

Campaigners believe it was a deliberate act.

The driver has not been identified.

The Manx Hedgehog Conservation Society says it's seen a 'shocking' increase in roadkill over the summer, including hedgehogs, rabbits and birds.

Sandy Huyton will be running the charity's stall at the Royal Agricultural Show at Knockaloe Farm today:

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