Wherever you are on the road this month, keep your eyes peeled for the little (and not-so-little) locals.

PICTURED ABOVE: Bighorn sheep first set hoof in America 100,000 years ago via the Bering Strait. Many made their way to California’s Mount Whitney, shown here.

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Thailand

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Americans walk an average of 934 miles a year. Norwegian polar bears? 3,107.

Big Corn Island, Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Wild dog road sign for crossing place Zimbabwe Africa

Zimbabwe

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Peru

Dung beetle road sign to discourage dung beetle roadkills Addo National Park South Africa Africa

South Africa

The dung beetle has a compass like no other creature: it is guided by the light of the Milky Way.

Mount Ngauruhoe with Kiwi crossing sign, Tongariro National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Island, New Zealand, Pacific

New Zealand

Kiwi signs are popular targets for looters and vandals, hence the skis.

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Dubai

 

Monkey crossing sign over a road warning drivers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Image shot 2014. Exact date unknown.

Malaysia