From flamingos to Sika deer, a range of wildlife is being spotted in urban centres across a world under lockdown. But does it mean anything?
A little over a week ago, social and mainstream media in India (and, eventually, in other parts of the world) were abuzz with excitement as spectacular photographs of thousands of flamingos gathered in Navi Mumbai emerged. From an elevation, the scene looked surreal: The TS Chanakya wetlands in the area were studded with pink dots, like flower petals strewn all over the water. It sent people into a tizzy.