Birds and other wildlife could benefit from the pandemic

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By the Canadian Press, National Observer, April 15, 2020

Ontario's wildlife will likely experience a population boom thanks to an ongoing state of emergency that is keeping most people in the province at home, a pair of experts say.

It's not just that there are fewer cars on the roads or less pollutants in the environment, the experts say — although both factors are important.

It's the timing of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ensuing physical distancing and isolation measures to fight, that could boost the life expectancy of wildlife.

 

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