Although it is not a very pretty sight, it is not uncommon to see deceased animals laid out on the street who have sadly been hit by cars. But as time passes, this sad sight can quickly turn into a pretty off-putting one if the animal has been picked up.

If you follow the same daily path and come across a deceased animal along your route, it can be pretty unnerving to repeatedly witness the same roadkill. Add that to the fact that you may need to maneuver your vehicle to avoid it and now you've got a road hazard.

It's common sense to think that someone needs to do something about this, but the real question is who? Do you wait for the potential owners of this animal to find and get their animal, is it the responsibility of Amarillo waste management, or is it the job of animal control?

After taking a quick look for the answer I was led to the Amarillo City Website which addressed my question in a pretty short and sweet answer.

City of Amarillo
City of Amarillo

So in the event that you encounter a deceased animal that has the potential to pose a road hazard, be sure to dial 806-378-6033.

And if you own a pet, be sure to double-check if your animal is safely secured within your property, because the best solution to these predicaments is prevention. It's a pretty sad situation for both the animals hit by oncoming traffic and the owners of those animals.

These Might Be the Most Dangerous Intersections in Amarillo

Traffic stinks.

These intersections stink harder.

Don't hesitate to sound off if we missed any. We're happy to add more Amarillo collision hotspots to this list of shame.

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Google Answers the Top 10 Questions About Amarillo

I love Google. It can literally answer ANYTHING you need it to answer. Whether it's right or wrong is a totally different question.

Recently, I found myself wondering about something and went to Google. And that's when I started noticing the "people also asked..." section and BOY...Some of them made perfect sense, some of them were interesting, and one of them was downright baffling...and it was a top 10 question which is even more absurd.

So let's see what we've got. Here's the top 10 questions as asked to Google about Amarillo.

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark

Say You're From Amarillo Without Saying You're From Amarillo

Amarillo is a pretty quirky place. We've got the Big Texan, the weird signs, and (obviously) the famed Cadillac Ranch. But more than that, there's a distinct culture of close-knit community, eccentrics, a thriving arts scene, and much more.

The point is, living in Amarillo is a unique experience. Because of that, it's really pretty easy to tell who's a native or a long-time resident. And I can prove it.

Here's a couple of ways you can say you're from Amarillo.....without saying you're from Amarillo.

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark


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