Scientists at the University of Hokkaido found that the sharp decline in tourists due to the spread of the coronavirus led to the savagery hand of the deer Park in Nara city, reported the TV channel NHK.
Spotted deer that roam freely through the Park between the temples and begging for food from tourists, are "the hallmark of the city of Nara. The local administration has long tried to solve two problems – how without using budget funds, to feed the deer and give the tourists to feed them, but so that it did not affect animal health. The result is a so-called "deer cookies" - packs on a few pieces of feed for the deer, which can be purchased for a nominal fee at every step. It became the main diet of the reindeer.