Oh, Deer! Treasured Animals Wander Streets as People Quarantine Themselves in Japan

World | Associated Press | March 24, 2020, 11:19 am
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 Surrounded by deer, a tourist shows her empty hands after feeding them crackers, treats made mostly with wheat flour and rice bran, near Todaiji temple in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)
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Surrounded by deer, a tourist shows her empty hands after feeding them crackers, treats made mostly with wheat flour and rice bran, near Todaiji temple in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 A deer walks through an underpass in search for food in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)
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A deer walks through an underpass in search for food in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 A deer wanders around the shopping area in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)
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A deer wanders around the shopping area in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 A deer crosses the street in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)
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A deer crosses the street in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 Two deer walk past a shop near Todaiji temple in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)
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Two deer walk past a shop near Todaiji temple in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 Deer gather outside a souvenir shop looking for treats in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)
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Deer gather outside a souvenir shop looking for treats in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 A deer stands in front of a gate outside Todaiji temple in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)
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A deer stands in front of a gate outside Todaiji temple in Nara, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 A deer walks across a pedestrian crossing in Nara, Japan. More than 1000 deer roam free in the ancient capital city of Japan. Despite the town's tourism decline, these wild animals are doing just fine without treats from tourists, according to a deer protection group.<br />(Image: AP)
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A deer walks across a pedestrian crossing in Nara, Japan. More than 1000 deer roam free in the ancient capital city of Japan. Despite the town's tourism decline, these wild animals are doing just fine without treats from tourists, according to a deer protection group.
(Image: AP)

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