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Penguins Explore And Visit Other Animals In Aquarium After It’s Closed To Humans


Penguins Explore And Visit Other Animals In Aquarium After It’s Closed To Humans

Loads of large-scale operations shut down due to COVID-19!

Penguins have been let loose in an Aquarium after the facility was temporarily closed t to humans.

A Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, which is no longer able to accept tourists right now, recently posted videos of their penguins enjoying a guided tour of the aquarium while also taking in some of the sights and sounds that they are not used to.

‘Some off the penguins went on a field trip to meet other animals at the aquarium. Wellington appeared most interested in the fishes. The black-barred silver dollars also seemed very interested in their unusual visitor.’ Shedd wrote on its social media pages.

The Aquarium was closed because of the coronavirus outbreak, with health authorities warning people again non-important travel.

This little penguin (in the below photo) is, however, named Wellington! And in the video uploaded online, the adventure continues when bonded pair Annie and Edward were able to roam around as well.

Shedd continued: ‘The adventures continue! This morning Annie and Edward explored the Shedd’s Rotunda. The bonded pair of rockhopper penguins are together for nesting season. Springtime is the nesting season for penguins and 2020 is no different.’

Nevertheless, the Aquarium in an interview with Chicago Tribune revealed caretakers are getting innovative in a bid to provide enrichments to animals without guests in the building.

 ‘Introducing new interactions, games, foods and more to keep them involved, enabling them to learn, solve problems and communicate normal behaviors.’ The Aquarium added.

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