Aquarium in Tokyo finds innovative way to keep animal-lovers entertained amid coronavirus pandemic

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 10, 2020, 01.24 PM(IST)

A cape penguin faces a seal in an aquarium at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, which is closed amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in Yokohama on May 8, 2020 as part of a theme park's project to deliver the state of animals through official website and SNS. Photograph:( AFP )

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The penguins at this aquarium have been introduced to seals for the first time in what is being called an inter-species meetup.

An aquarium near Tokyo has come up with an interesting way to keep animal-lovers entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The penguins at this aquarium have been introduced to seals for the first time in what is being called an inter-species meetup.

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 The aquarium staff have been recording such inter-species interactions and uploading the clips on social media.

The idea is to keep the public entertained, even though the aquarium is closed.

Not just the penguins. Even otters were part of the inter-species meetup.

The aquarium staff introduced an otter to a Beluga whale - giving us this heart-warming interaction on your screens right now.

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