Claim: Video showing how animals in various parts have started reclaiming the world during coronavirus lockdown.
Rating: Partly True
After an analysis of the Google Trends with respect to animals reclaiming the world rumour, one can see that the people have been hugely interested to know about the same. The maximum number of searches have been done on April 26, 2020.
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True occurrences from the clip that were seen after Coronavirus lockdown include - The video clip showing a kangaroo jumping in the capital city of Adelaide, Australia, an alligator strolling in South Carolina streets in the USA, It also shows sea lions in Mar Del Plata harbour in Argentina, a herd of sheep playing in a park in Raglan, the UK, group of deer lazing around in East London, UK, and monkeys swimming in Mumbai pool as well. Penguins can also be seen running on the empty streets of Simon's Town in South Africa, even ducks were seen strolling near the Comédie Française theatre in Paris, France, due to the empty streets. A cougar jumping on a wall in Santiago, Chile, otters in MarinaBay, Singapore, Nilgai was spotted in Noida, U.P. strolling through the streets, coyotes strolling in San Francisco beach, USA, and elephant strolling near homes in Kerala, India. All of these clips were rare sightings that were captured after the lockdown was imposed. Ostriches were also seen running in streets in West Bengal, India, Take a look.
Common sightings - Brown bear in Monrovia, California, rhinoceros in Terai lowlands, Nepal, wild boars in Barcelona, lions in Skukuza golf club, mountain lions in Colorado, and even the herd of elephants in Thailand are common sightings that are observed throughout the year on occasions.
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