Lockdown: Videos of rare animals walking on streets go viral

03:18 PM Mar 27, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
As the Coronavirus is spreading through out the country, the Indian government have called out for a nation wide lockdown. While the lockdown restricts humans to stay indoor with their families, animals are free and roaming in the traffic free streets. Two different videos of animals walking in the street has gone viral on social media. Forest Officer Sunanta Nanda shared the video of an Indian bison on street and wrote, "Indian bison( the gaur) goes for a street walk. The largest extant Bovine, is native to South and Southeast Asia. It can be very aggressive. Rare to see in markets." The animal can be seen walking freely on the market area of Chikmagalur district, Karnataka can be seen in this eight-second clip. The video has garnered around 9.7k views and 900 likes. In the second video, an Indian civet walking on a empty street of Kerala can be seen. This video was posted by Dón Grieshnak and he wrote, "Spotted Malabar civet... A critically endangered mammal not seen until 1990 resurfaces for the first time in calicut town.. seems mother earth is rebooting! #COVID2019" This clip garnered around 2.7 Lakh views and 15.5 k likes. here are some of the responses.

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