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After news recently spread that a neighborhood organization in Corte Madera, Calif., put up otter crossing signs,
we set out in search of other unexpected brake-for-these-critters
signage — like skiing kangaroos, angry deer and even wayward mermaids.
Drivers in the Cape Conran area of Victoria, Australia, need to watch
out for lots of animals: koalas, kangaroos and ... mermaids? Uh-oh!
Al Loebel via SignSpotting.com
We've all heard of angry birds, but it looks like the Waterton Lakes
National Park in Alberta, Canada, has some pretty irate deer.
In Corte Madera, Calif., motorists are cautioned to watch out for a
family of river otters who frequently cross — of all roads — Lucky
Sarah B. Lenz via SignSpotting.com
You don't see this one every day, but it makes a great punch line in Colon, Panama. "Why did the anteater cross the road?"
Nienkekrook via SignSpotting.com
Cape Tribulation in Queensland, Australia, is pretty explicit about what happens when you don't watch out for the cassowary, a large, flightless bird. "Be casso-wary," warns the photographer.
Watch out for happy crabs dancing across the street in Japan's Okinawa Prefecture.
Philip Mierisch via SignSpotting.com
We're guessing that this skiing kangaroo crossing is only applicable
during the winter months in the Horsham region of Victoria, Australia.
Massimo Pero via SignSpotting.com
Cape Town, South Africa, isn't taking any chances — it warns drivers about all of the species that roam this Big 5 country. Looks like they left out giraffes.
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