COVID-19 changes help elevate urban wildlife encounters

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COVID-19 changes help elevate urban wildlife encounters

Video: Wildlife encounters

Reports of coyotes and foxes prancing about in Lincoln parks and neighborhoods are adding new wild twists to living in the Star City.

In this video, John Benson, a wildlife biologist and assistant professor in the School of Natural Resources, explores why animal sightings in urban areas are on the increase and how the growth is linked to COVID-19 and changes in human behavior. Click the video above to learn more.

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