With the majority of people still under lockdown, the animals are probably wondering where we've all gone. Maybe it's for this reason that they're coming into cities and parks, roaming the streets, and carefully investigating our surroundings. Foxes, deer, wild boars, and other types of wildlife have been spotted on numerous occasions in various urban areas around the world. Therefore, Bored Panda has made you a list of instances where people have observed local wildlife reclaiming the territories of those urban areas. So scroll down below to see them all and share in the comments down below whether you have spotted an animal wandering down your street or even through your backyard!

#1

A pride of lions in South Africa taking a nap on the road by one of Kruger National Park's lodges

A pride of lions in South Africa taking a nap on the road by one of Kruger National Park's lodges

Spokesman for Kruger National Park Isaac Phaala told the BBC that the lions usually sleep in the bushes, but are "very smart and now they are enjoying the freedom of the park without us."

Kruger National Park Report

Kjorn
Community Member
6 months ago

the road are warmer that's why i guess

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#2

First wolf in a century is spotted in Normandy after once being hunted to extinction

First wolf in a century is spotted in Normandy after once being hunted to extinction

A person living in Londinières, Normandy shared the photos of the wolf roaming about. Experts at the French Biodiversity Office said it was "probably a grey wolf."

Céline David Desjardins Report

MomaBear
Community Member
6 months ago

How amazing! I wonder if he came from a neighbouring country that has them? How did the wolf get there? Awesome

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#3

Sea turtles in Florida are finally thriving

Sea turtles in Florida are finally thriving

Loggerhead Marinelife Center reported: "So far this season our beaches have a total of 79 nests, 76 leatherbacks and 3 loggerheads!" As CBS Miami informs, these numbers are significantly higher than usual.

loggerheadmarinelifecenter Report

Felicia Dale
Community Member
6 months ago

I think we should close the beaches entirely, or at least a big portion of them, during their nesting time and until the babies are safely out to sea.

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#4

Foxes use humans' garden to raise their cubs

Foxes use humans' garden to raise their cubs

"Two foxes have decided to take advantage of the UK lockdown and use my friend's garden to raise their cubs," writes the redditor who shared the video.

greyson21 Report

KT Trondsen
Community Member
6 months ago

My grandma lives in England and foxes like to steal her slippers and door mat through the cat flap

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#5

Two deer strut down the street of Boissy-Saint-Leger, a suburb of Paris, France

Two deer strut down the street of Boissy-Saint-Leger, a suburb of Paris, France

Watch the video here.

LarrereMathilde Report

A Lazy Spider
Community Member
6 months ago

Nice antlers

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#6

Normally seen only in parks, deer were noticed in residential areas of London

Normally seen only in parks, deer were noticed in residential areas of London

These were spotted in East London on April 8, 2020.

PeoplesDaily Report

AALIYAH UMOREN
Community Member
6 months ago

cute

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#7

Mountain lions walk around in Boulder, Colorado

Mountain lions walk around in Boulder, Colorado

Watch the video here.

Bwanaman1 Report

Luna Lovebug
Community Member
6 months ago

Dammit Karen, the cat got out again.

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#8

Popular among tourists, the beach of Ventilla, Mexico is now packed with crocodiles

Popular among tourists, the beach of Ventilla, Mexico is now packed with crocodiles

At the moment, the government of Mexico has forbidden visiting the beaches.

Janitzio Ramos Jacinto Report

Colin L
Community Member
6 months ago

Crocodiles: the stay at home enforcement that we need.

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#9

In the town of Bacalar, Mexico, usually flooded with tourists, an otter was spotted

In the town of Bacalar, Mexico, usually flooded with tourists, an otter was spotted

For years, nobody has seen otters in this area. Watch the video here.

MMestizaje Report

Landon DeSonne
Community Member
6 months ago

the otter is very wonderful

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#10

Wild boars take over the streets in Haifa, Israel

Wild boars take over the streets in Haifa, Israel

The residents are worried and anxious, and don't feel very safe even when taking out the trash.

Haaretz/Ohad Zwigenberg Report

Felicia Dale
Community Member
6 months ago

These animals are dangerous and people are right to be very cautious around them, especially since they're likely to be feeling very bold now, what with the lack of humans.

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#11

Lions are patrolling Skukuza village in South Africa

Lions are patrolling Skukuza village in South Africa

"Lions patrolling Skukuza Staff Village enforcing #SALockdown this morning," the post on Twitter says. "Skukuza, situated on the southern banks of the Sabie River, is the park's largest rest camp and administrative headquarters."

Kruger National Park Report

MomaBear
Community Member
6 months ago

Nature doesn’t take long to start taking over, hey?!

Spikey Bunny
Community Member
6 months ago

They're taking back the world! Good for them.

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Kathy Baylis
Community Member
6 months ago

Well, they’re taking their chance to patrol the staff village as a way of returning the favor to the staff for patrolling their lion villages!

Avery S Alberico
Community Member
6 months ago

When you gone, they protecc, when they angry, they grab a snacc

Natalie KS
Community Member
6 months ago

The Neighbourhood Watch group on their rounds making sure the humans stay indoors.

nala simba
Community Member
6 months ago

I hope they are safe.

Joselito El Zapatero
Community Member
6 months ago

No, this is complete manipulation of news as Skukuza is a rest camp in Kruger National Park where you can see animals all the time. It's not weird you can see them there.

Cici Qiu
Community Member
6 months ago

Giant kitties roaming the streets.

AALIYAH UMOREN
Community Member
6 months ago

wait are there people in africa bc they could get eatin.

Kim Bush
Community Member
6 months ago

Did you really just ask that question?

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#12

Black Bears in Yosemite National Park

Black Bears in Yosemite National Park

"Though there hasn't been an increase in their population since the park closure," the post on Yosemite National Park Twitter said, "bears have been seen more frequently than usual."

yosemitenps Report

Daniel Lewis
Community Member
6 months ago

"there hasn't been an increase in their population since the park closure" Yes, because bears don't reproduce in one month.

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#13

Deer feed In Yosemite Valley

Deer feed In Yosemite Valley

At this time of the year, Yosemite National Park is usually packed with tourists; therefore, the animals don't usually emerge as there can "literally be walls of cars, stop-and-go traffic or people in the park," park's ranger said.

Carolyn Cole Report

divydumdrop hello
Community Member
6 months ago

It´s kinda sad that our cars that come to see the animals block them from living in their home.

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#14

Coyote wanders around Curry village In Yosemite valley

Coyote wanders around Curry village In Yosemite valley

Carolyn Cole Report

AALIYAH UMOREN
Community Member
6 months ago

those tents look cute

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