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

MAnahP
Community Member
12 months ago

My favourite.

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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

Felicia Dale
Community Member
12 months ago

Wow!

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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
12 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
12 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
12 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

Lavender Brown
Community Member
12 months ago

Allrighty. Now all I need to do is to find prongs.........

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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

Landon DeSonne
Community Member
12 months ago

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i hate mountain lions.

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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

y a n a
Community Member
12 months ago

Lol. Should just do that everywhere.

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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
12 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

Kjorn
Community Member
12 months ago

how rpg user saw that: just a low xp wild beast...

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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
12 months ago

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

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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

Fran Stateler
Community Member
11 months ago

Yup, only once a year.

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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
12 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

chachkimooch
Community Member
12 months ago (edited)

I lived in one of those 30 years ago when I worked in Yosemite for the summer. They’re called tent cabins. They were surprisingly sturdy, they even had gas heaters.

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