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Power line UV sparks seen as addling critters

It’s surprising that more animals don’t crash into power lines. The wires don’t look like much of a barrier, yet scientists have found that animals will avoid them even after they’ve been in place for 30 years. This suggests it is not the human presence, noise or other construction-related disturbances that keep them away.

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