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More roe deer killed by traffic
In the 2012/2013 hunting year, more than 4 000 roe deer were killed by traffic. This is 650 more than in the previous year. The number of moose killed by traffic increased by 60, while the corresponding figure for red deer fell by 60.
|2012-2013||2011-2012 - 2012-2013||2008-2009 - 2012-2013|
|Animals killed by vehicle||1 118||10.8||-22.0|
|Animals killed by train||606||-8.0||-35.5|
|Animals killed by other causes||1 265||-2.5||-0.8|
|Animals killed by vehicle||644||-6.4||-14.1|
|Animals killed by train||40||-24.5||-31.0|
|Animals killed by other causes||476||-20.9||-1.0|
|Animals killed by vehicle||2||-50.0||-66.7|
|Animals killed by train||0||.||.|
|Animals killed by other causes||51||112.5||82.1|
|Animals killed by vehicle||3 855||17.9||-5.6|
|Animals killed by train||148||82.7||-31.2|
|Animals killed by other causes||919||35.3||4.0|
Registered mortality of cervids apart from regular hunting totalled 9 100. This is a 9 per cent increase, or almost 800 animals more, compared to the previous hunting year. In total, 5 600 cervids were killed by car and 800 by train.
Roe deer accidents most common
Roe deer are particularly vulnerable, and more than 4 000 roe deer were killed by traffic; 148 by train and 3 900 by car. A total of 1 700 moose were killed by traffic; 600 by train and 1 100 by car.
Killed by other reasons
The category “Killed by other reasons” includes animals that have perished, have been killed by predators or for humane reasons etc. In the 2012/2013 hunting year, the number of moose killed under this category was 1 179. The corresponding figure for roe deer and red deer was 852 and 422 respectively.