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March 22, 2020 - The Guardian

Emboldened wild animals venture into locked-down cities worldwide

Emboldened wild animals venture into locked-down cities worldwide
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As cities around the world mandate lockdowns, quarantines and social distancing, social media posts about animals frolicking through deserted cities have enchanted people anxiously seeking silver linings. Deer, raccoons, turkeys and other creatures have made their way into urban settings they might normally avoid.

We must sadly report that many of these optimistic posts have turned out to be fake – there were no dolphins in Venice’s celebrated canals, or drunken elephants ambling through China’s Yunnan province. But as the coronavirus crisis changes the rhythms of urban life, there are some early signs that animals – especially the creatures that lurk in the periphery of big cities and suburbs – are feeling emboldened to explore.

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