As humans worldwide remain under partial or total lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, animals have found a new freedom in roaming the streets and playing in the wilderness.
Watch: Hundreds of sheep took advantage of the #coronavirus lockdown in the Turkish city of Samsun to stroll and graze through the deserted streets.#Turkey #COVID_19https://t.co/OfqNmT0oNd pic.twitter.com/Wa1Nd6wFKs— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) May 5, 2020
Dolphins come out to play off Thai island
Rangers from the Similan Islands National Park in southern Thailand filmed a rare encounter with a school of bottlenose dolphins, which scientists say are becoming bolder in the absence of tourists during the coronavirus pandemic.
Rangers from the Similan Islands National Park in southern Thailand filmed a rare encounter with a school of bottlenose dolphins, which scientists say are becoming bolder in the absence of tourists during the coronavirus pandemic. pic.twitter.com/8XPuPBHdFS— ANews (@anewscomtr) May 3, 2020
Kangaroo enjoys Adelaide streets during lockdown
Protective Security Officers tracked a suspect wearing a grey fur coat hopping through the heart of the #adelaide CBD this morning. He was last seen on foot heading into the West Parklands 🦘🚔👮#animaltakeover #whatsthatskip #kangaroo #cityslicker pic.twitter.com/JPyVXIYQRw— South Australia Police (@SAPoliceNews) April 19, 2020
Sea lions laze around commercial areas at Argentina airport
A herd of deer roam through a suburb in London pic.twitter.com/cOsYItTavQ— Reuters (@Reuters) April 7, 2020
Deer wander around Paris as restrictions empty streets
An unusual scene near Paris as two deer wander around Boissy-Saint-Leger on the 27th day of a strict lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
🗣 The streets of Paris are so secluded that deer walking on the streets....👌👌👌😍 😍 pic.twitter.com/k3hPHTgAcM— Max (@maxmaxx1965) April 14, 2020
Flamingos flourish amid quiet of Albania’s virus lockdown
VIDEO From Albania to India, flamingos flourish in virus lockdown pic.twitter.com/ALavvXfMqQ— AFP news agency (@AFP) April 23, 2020
Paws patrol the streets of the Cypriot capital in lockdown