05:31 GMT25 January 2021
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    A peacock stands in front of the door of a closed bar, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the old town in Ronda, southern Spain, April 12, 2020.

    Amid several-week-long lockdown regimes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, cities and towns around the world have become almost deserted, with people only leaving their homes when absolutely necessary.

    With the enlargement of cities, towns and other places of human dwelling, animals tend to avoid these areas due to the instinct of self-protection.

    However, as the coronavirus pandemic has closed people up in self-isolation, making cities' streets around the globe deserted, animals are returning back to the places once taken away from them by humans.

    Topic:
    COVID-19 Puts Nations on Hold (286)
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    social isolation, animals, coronavirus, COVID-19
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