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Employees of West Japan Railway Co. may have found a perfect solution to deter wild deer from getting near railroad tracks and triggering train accidents.

The JR West Wakayama office discovered lion excrement does the trick after it spread 40 kg of it in diluted form on a 400-meter stretch of the JR Kisei Line, a 200-km line that connects the city of Wakayama with Shingu in eastern Wakayama Prefecture.

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