The Top 5 Types of Animals Killed on U.S. Roads

  Type of Animal Estimated Number Killed
1 Squirrels 41 million
2 Cats 26 million
3 Rats 22 million
4 opossums 19 million
5 raccoons 15 million
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Sources:  The Roadkill Project study 1993.

List Notes: Data extrapolated from the Roadkill Project study carried out by students in 1993.
Types of Animals Killed on U.S. Roads

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