Shenandoah National Park officials said in a Facebook post last week that they have observed a “concerning” rise in the number of vehicle collisions involving deer in recent years. This year, park officials have recorded 45 deer-vehicle collisions.

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A "hot spot" map that shows some of the most problematic areas for deer-car collisions in the park.

In an effort to reduce incidents, park staff have installed "Deer Collision Area" signs along the most heavily used deer crossing areas on Skyline Drive.

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