Ever seen ducks crossing the road in the city of lights? Or some geese strolling near Adnan Menderes Boulevard in Turkey? Well, now you can. With more than three million infections confirmed in at least 185 countries and territories, the governments around the world have imposed nation-wide lockdowns and restrictions. These measures are taken to stop the spread of coronavirus, which means far fewer people are out and about. Due to this, wildlife in some of these human-populated areas has taken advantage of the deserted streets. Let’s check out how animals are taking over the lockdown cities through photos and videos.

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Check Out Picture Of Animals Taking Back Human Spaces While The World Is In Lockdown

1Mountain Goats making Llandudno (London) a ‘goats’ town’?

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2Fallow deer grazing on the grass outside homes in East London

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3Ducks crossing the road in Paris, France

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4A rare sight of dolphins in Ganga, UP, India

5Seabirds in the clear and calm waters of Venice, Italy

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6Sika deer roaming around the city of Nara in Japan

Animals Taking over lockdown cities
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7Peacocks taking a stroll in the streets of Ronda in Spain

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8A ‘Planet of Apes’ Situation with monkeys in Thailand

9A group of geese having a leisurely walk along the coastline near Adnan Menderes Boulevard in Adana, Turkey

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10Peacocks wandering the deserted streets of Dubai in UAE

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11Coyotes trot around San Francisco’s desolate streets

12Puma sauntering the empty streets of Santiago in Chile

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13Lions napping on the road in Africa

14Pink flamingoes enjoying clearer and cleaner air in Mumbai

Wild Animals Running…Wild And Taking Over The Streets

As the many cities remain in lockdown, a lot of wild animals have reclaimed deserted streets in towns and cities around the world. As you can clearly see so many of the animals – from curious sheep to flamboyant peacocks – have come out to play. The phenomenon of animals taking over lockdown cities is due to the lack of human activity around them, while some of them have come out in search of food.

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