A dolphin swims in the straits of the Bosphorus where sea traffic has nearly come to a halt. Photo: AFP

Dolphins reclaim transcontinental waterway in Turkey as coronavirus silences Istanbul

  • The Turkish city of 16 million has been under lockdown since Thursday as part of government measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus
  • But the lockdown has meant fewer ships and more fish in the water, encouraging the mammals to come closer to shore
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A dolphin swims in the straits of the Bosphorus where sea traffic has nearly come to a halt. Photo: AFP
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