As soon as humans left the streets, animals took over. And not just in India, animals everywhere have truly come out of the wild. This just shows us how we have occupied their spaces. It took only a few days into the lockdown for wildlife to reclaim their spaces again.
In Uttarakhand, three Sambar deer were spotted walking on the streets, a nilgai was found strolling in Noida. An elephant was spotted in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun, a Small Indian civet was seen in Kerala’s Kozhikode, Olive Ridley Turtles came ashore a beach in Odisha, a bison passed through a marketplace in Karnataka, peacocks danced on the streets in Mumbai, and a leopard reached close to an Air Force base near Patna in Bihar.
It's truly telling to see the way nature has changed its course only in such a short time frame. To really see the beauty of animals coming out and about into the streets, here are are some pictures: