The 21-days national lockdown due to the novel coronavirus has allowed the nature to heal itself and every other day, we see animals pondering on the streets such as Nilgai that walked freely on a road in Noida or Malabar civet crossing a road in Kozhikode. Now, a video of a deer running on an empty street in Dehradun is going viral on the internet. Also Read - Viral: Police Dresses up as Coronavirus to Create Awareness in Chennai | Watch
The video was shared by a Twitter user named Saket and he wrote, “And in Dehradun”. Susanta Nanda of the Indian Forest Service retweeted the clip with the caption, “Here is Spotted Deer( Chital) on the lanes of Dehradun. Nature reclaiming thick and fast”. (sic) Also Read - Malabar Civet in Kerala, Neel Gai in Noida: What's Happening? Twitter Exclaims Under Lockdown
Watch the video here:
The video has received 4.9k views, 64 retweets and 358 likes. One user tweeted, “@Effect of lockdown, animals are free to move anywhere. Really good to see this video. Go animals go emancipate yourself , its ur time to enjoy.”
Another user tweeted, “Once the lockdown period is over, I’m feeling scared, what will happen to these animals that have entered into the towns.. I pray that humans don’t become insensitive to them Folded hands.”
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Earlier, three Sambar Deer were spotted wandering around in an area in Uttarakhand.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced 21-days of complete lockdown till April 14 in order to combat pandemic COVID-19. So far, India has recorded over 800 cases and 20 people have died due to coronavirus, as of March 28.