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10:51 Aug 31, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: road kill
slang for animals killed by automobiles
Ron Highnote

Summary of answers provided
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naanimales atropellados en la carreteraMegdalina
nasee below
Elinor Thomas
naanimal víctima de la carretera
Yolanda Broad



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animal víctima de la carretera

Sorry--there's no Spanish equivalent, at least not for the countries I'm familiar with (Spain, Mexico). This is the explanatory phrase I located in Termium:

animal víctima de la carretera

Yolanda Broad
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see below

as far as I know there is no slang expression for this in Spanish.

It would be: animales atropellados por automovilistas.

Good luck! :)

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animales atropellados en la carretera


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muerte de animales en la carretera.

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