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Although nene“ can fly, they are often seen on the ground near roadways in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. Photo courtesy of NPS/Jessica Ferracane

Nene is struck and killed by vehicle Tuesday (June 19)

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park urges motorists to slow down and watch out for the endemic and federally endangered nēnē while driving on park roadways. On Tuesday evening (June 19), a female Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) died after being struck by a vehicle.

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