Apr 2, 2024, 09:34 PM IST

6 animals that thrive in cities

Pavan Naidu

Urban areas are often associated with concrete jungles, but amidst bustling city life, several animals have adapted well to this environment.

Raccoons are nocturnal creatures that can adapt to urban areas, scavenging for food in trash cans and making dens in urban green spaces.


Foxes have been spotted in many cities, preying on rodents and small animals. Their stealth and agility help them navigate urban landscapes, finding shelter in parks and abandoned buildings.


Squirrels are a common sight in city parks. They are well suited for urban environments.


Deers have been spotted wandering through city parks and green spaces.


Among the most notorious city-dwellers, rats are highly adaptable and can be found in urban areas worldwide.


Pigeons are commonly found in cities worldwide. Apart from trees, these birds build their nest in city buildings or houses, relying on scraps of food for sustenance.