Nature is healing. Wildlife is returning.
A fox was spotted roaming around a deserted York city centre – at about 9pm on Saturday night (Saturday, 11 April).
A video of the wild animal scampering up Stonegate was captured by councillor Pete Kilbane, while he was out on his daily walk.
The street – which would usually packed with people on a Saturday evening on a Bank Holiday weekend – was deserted because of the coronavirus lockdown according to Cllr Kilbane.
And the quiet streets have given wild animals an opportunity to boldly explore the city.
Cllr Kilbane said: “I thought it was a cat at first but when I saw it was a fox I started filming it.
“I guess they are always there but we don’t normally see them.”
He is not the only one to spot a vulpine explorer in the city centre, as these Facebook comments show: