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Chicago’s Aquarium Lets Penguins Explore The Other Animals After Closing It To The Public

The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago had to close down to the public, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Companies and public institutions around the world have been doing the same thing for the past few weeks, so it’s just a precautionary measure to getting things back to normal.

To keep the animals from being lonely, the staff decided to release the penguins to walk around the park and see other marine life from the other side of the glass.

This apparently lifted their mood because they aren’t used to having any visitors. The staff explained that ‘while it may be a bad time for us, it can be good for animals to experience new things and explore their surroundings. Check out these cute penguins and how they react to other animals.