Salmon make perilous run across flooded road

Salmon make perilous run across flooded road

A salmon tries to swim across a flooded road. (Source: Alissa Joy Ewing via CNN) A salmon tries to swim across a flooded road. (Source: Alissa Joy Ewing via CNN)

(RNN) - We're used to seeing deer in the road, but salmon?

In Washington state, salmon cross a flooded road every year in Skokomish Valley.

That's dedication to get their breeding ground.

The Seattle Times has a report on the phenomenon, including past years when one was picked up by local dog.

There are also old YouTube videos from the same area showing the dangerous trip.

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