Penguins touring Shedd Aquarium

With the COVID-19 situation escalating, people are rightly staying inside (see more on why that’s a good idea here). Businesses are suspending operations, some voluntarily and some as ordered by the government. In short, normal life is on pause as we try to beat this pandemic.

In Chicago, the excellent Shedd Aquarium is one of a number of museums to temporarily close their doors. The animals there of course still need care, though, and a few days ago the folks working there decided to have a little fun. Employees filmed a group of rockhopper penguins—including one named Wellington—wandering the halls of the aquarium. Per the Chicago Tribune, “Wellington was part of a rockhopper group that got to see some of the aquarium Sunday from the perspective of the humans who usually stand there looking at them.” On Twitter, the official tweets with video of the penguins touring Shedd Aquarium had the internet buzzing. Here are the tweets:

More on the rockhopper penguins touring Shedd Aquarium, from the aquarium

“Without guests in the building, caretakers are getting creative in how they provide enrichment to animals,” the aquarium said via the Tribune, “introducing new experiences, activities, foods and more to keep them active, encourage them to explore, problem-solve and express natural behaviors.”


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