The Rebel Bear
Scotland, United Kingdom
Lockdown; social distancing; animals; protest
This piece depicts a crowd of animals protesting the growing agitation against Covid-19 lockdowns in the United Kingdom. Lead by a monkey yelling through a megaphone, a rhinoceros holds a sign that says "Long Live the Lockdown!," while a polar bear carries a sign that says "Keep the Humans Locked Up!". A tiger stands in the center, showing off a sign that says "Bats Rule!" referencing the theory that the coronavirus developed through people eating bats.
Urban Art Mapping Research Project