- Herds of deer have taken over favourite tourist spots in Nara Park in Japan as country remains on lockdown
- Before Covid-19 pandemic struck, tourists used to relate with the deer and feed them crackers
- The park always had over two million visits every year, making it a good economic hub for Japan
As coronavirus bites countries around the world hard, there are some circumstances pointing to the fact that the pandemic may just be a way of nature hitting a reset.
According to Daily Mail, a herd of deer enjoyed a luxurious rest under some cherry trees in Nara Park Japan, a spot that was popularly in use by tourists before the outbreak.
In normal situations, visitors were always in the park mingling with the deer as they feed them biscuits during their visits.
Japan’s tourist board has said that the animals are friendly and playful as they roam the park. He said during tourist visits before the lockdown, they could walk to the deer, feed, and take selfies with them.
It should be noted that more than two million people go to the park every year. Tourists were still visiting until late March when it was locked down.
Watch the video of the deer in the park below:
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that a new viral video that emerged online supported the fact that animals are really basking in the euphoria that this lockdown season gives.
The video showed a monkey on the roof of a tall building flying a kite as it enjoyed its undisturbed freedom, never minding the fact that a few people were screaming in amazement. The shouting seemed to encourage the monkey more as he intensified twirling of the kite's rope.
In other news, Michael Igwe is one of the several US-based Nigerian doctors doing what they can to help solve the coronavirus pandemic.
The Abia-indigene said that creativity in handling coronavirus patients is a very important skill all health workers must have to combat the disease.
Igwe has been tapping into his Christian background and love for church songs in Igbo to help his patients conquer the fears associated with the deadly virus.
“I have been singing song since I was a small child. My mother is a singer too. When I was in Nigeria, I used to lead songs at the church I attended. That was how I embarked on singing even as a medical doctor.
“Our experience at the hospital with this COVID-19 pandemic is that it mostly instills fear into people and sometimes, the fear will be too much for us,” he said.
The Abia-born doctor also spoke about how their medical training is limited in the fight against the scourge, saying that is why he always relies on the Holy Spirit to calm himself.
He said he has witnessed a situation where prayer changes an ugly situation and a person believed to be dead gets life again.
On speaking on the power of music, he talked about how it reaches the heart and the soul. He said that God responds to praise.
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