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Wildlife protection petition passes 1,000 signatures

Roadkill incidents on the rise, say conservationists

More than a thousand people have signed up to a pledge to protect wildlife on Manx roads.

Conservationists complained of a 'shocking' rise in the number of animals being killed by vehicles this summer.

One incident, in which three ducks were allegedly deliberately run over by a van in August, attracted widespread attention.

Police warned motorists such acts were illegal.

Sandy Huyton from the Manx Hedgehog Conservation Society launched a petition in response:

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