October 17, 2018

Aquarium's penguins play iPad game

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6 (UPI) — Bored penguins? There’s an app for that.

A California aquarium said its 19 Magellanic penguins are getting mental stimulation from an iPad app called “Games for Cats.”

Sara Mandel, an aviculturist with the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Calif., said she downloaded the iPad app for her cat to play with and she was curious about how the South American penguins would react to the device.

Mandel said the penguins quickly took to the game, which was designed for cats to swat at digital mice but also allows for penguins

Source: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2015/01/06/Aquariums-penguins-play-iPad-game/4991420573525/