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Once on the cusp of extinction, Canada geese numbers now thriving in North America

Seven million geese estimated on continent

August 9, 2021  By CBC News

Canada geese were once on the brink of extinction, but conservation efforts introduced decades ago have driven their numbers up to an estimated seven million in North America. Today, their vast numbers are the cause for concern in municipalities. They are known to eat crops, create traffic snarls on roadways and litter parks with their excrement. Now, municipalities are trying to find ways to deal with the geese.


This article is part of the Municipalities Week.

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