COVID-19 changes help elevate urban wildlife encounters

Capitol City fox
Video: Wildlife encounters
June 25, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Reports of coyotes and foxes prancing about in Lincoln parks and neighborhoods are adding new wild twists to living in the Capitol 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.

by Mary Jane Bruce | University Communication