In a scene very reminiscent of the DreamWorks movie Madagascar, the little creatures were allowed to wander the aisles of the Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium (USA) because no one else was around.

The Zoo was closed this week because of the coronavirus outbreak, with health authorities warning people against unnecessary or non-essential travel.
While it means the animals won’t get any visitors for a while, it gives some of the animals inside a chance to stretch their legs.
Illinois Governor and Chicago Mayor made an announcement on Friday last week that all public gatherings of 1,000 people or more had to be banned.

As a result, loads of large-scale operations like zoos and concert venues had to close to help reduce the spread of Covid-19.

The Shedd Aquarium told the Chicago Tribune: “Without guests in the building, caretakers are getting creative in how they provide enrichment to animals.
So while you might not be able to visit a zoo or aquarium at the moment, at least we know that some of the animals are getting to enjoy a little more freedom.

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