We're all getting a bit sick and tired of being stuck at home. If you haven't yet shaved your head or got into a domestic over a game of Monopoly, I salute you.
If you're looking for something to do other than staring longingly out the window, then virtual zoos might be up your street... metaphorically.
One zoo in Texas has introduced a couple of unlikely visitors, and the video is incredible.
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We're slowly adjusting to life at home.Whether this new life involves waking up at 2 am like it's noon is a different story.
School, work, and pretty much anything that involves the slightest bit of socialization has been canceled.
The one year I buy a planner and everything’s canceled— squilly (@squilly)1585779859.0
But social distancing doesn't have to be boring.Zoos are now offering a more remote programming for its visitors to enjoy.
Although the Dallas Zoo is closed, they're still spreading some animal love.
Remember Hodari, our adorable little milky eagle owl chick? She took a trip to the Children’s Zoo recently to meet… https://t.co/OGTr0qSxG2— Dallas Zoo (@Dallas Zoo)1585157471.0
Gregg Hudson is the zoo's President and Chief Executive.
Malawa explored the Savanna alongside his kudu neighbors for the first time last week, and we got all the cuteness… https://t.co/jgOqGM8AfB— Dallas Zoo (@Dallas Zoo)1584453804.0
The zoo is operating with essential staff only.
Need something fun to do with your kiddos on this gloomy day? Education Supervisor Tonya M. has the perfect activit… https://t.co/V6hkl9tr6H— Dallas Zoo (@Dallas Zoo)1585601830.0
Other zoos have been putting in place similar measures.
Everyone wants a bit of entertainment.
Once SUE heard about the @shedd_aquarium penguins, we really didn't have a choice. 🤷♀️ https://t.co/X5z1yo5VU1— Field Museum (@Field Museum)1584542409.0
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is live streaming.
Tune in tomorrow at 3pm EDT for our Home Safari featuring the misunderstood mermaids! If you've missed any of our p… https://t.co/xd4BuilzME— Cincinnati Zoo (@Cincinnati Zoo)1585695633.0
The first broadcast was adorable.
Fiona and Bibi show off their porpoising skills! Hippos don't actually float or swim. They walk along the bottom an… https://t.co/jBTMPFrBhI— Cincinnati Zoo (@Cincinnati Zoo)1585859359.0
Their zoo is closed indefinitely.
Watch the Cincinnati Zoo's Home Safari Facebook Lives daily at 3pm EDT! The 7-day forecast is looking CUTE!… https://t.co/mAK7czhj4b— Cincinnati Zoo (@Cincinnati Zoo)1585869604.0
The Oregon Zoo is closed through April 8.
Bebeto cronch snacks https://t.co/1vL30OxdDC— Oregon Zoo (@Oregon Zoo)1585680559.0
The zoos social media accounts are being constantly updated with videos of the animals.
Samson and Samudra always have their trunks handy in case there's a pool party https://t.co/8PITjUAXHY— Oregon Zoo (@Oregon Zoo)1585852294.0
San Diego Zoo has directed people to 10 live webcams.
Yes we cam! We got you covered in these crazy times. While we're closed to the public, you can still get your stres… https://t.co/HMsrzL9Dtf— San Diego Zoo (@San Diego Zoo)1584405868.0
The Monterey Bay Aquarium also invited people to view their webcams.
A little pawsitivity for the day: The Sea Otter Cam https://t.co/TJtzzLb2wJ— Monterey Bay Aquarium (@Monterey Bay Aquarium)1584377744.0
Animals in zoos all across the globe are coming to terms with the absence of visitors.
If things seem upside-down right now, these jellies can relate… Rather than float in the water column, these unique… https://t.co/f8w7YaCVE0— Texas State Aquarium (@Texas State Aquarium)1585519228.0
An aquarium in Texas got the idea to move some animals around, to let them experience something new.
With the Aquarium temporarily closed, our animals are getting to meet some new friends. On a "field trip, " our blu… https://t.co/K3kLiGdP2E— Texas State Aquarium (@Texas State Aquarium)1585605646.0
Their resident dolphins got the surprise of their lives when a furry friend came to visit.
As a bit of a local celebrity, Chico can't tour the Aquarium on most days without being mobbed by his adoring fans.… https://t.co/ANFplYALEv— Texas State Aquarium (@Texas State Aquarium)1585348234.0
Even for a Disney film, this is an unlikely pairing, and that's saying something.
Another tip for surviving coronavirus cabin fever - don't forget some healthy snacks! Chico is hanging in there thr… https://t.co/Cg4hADQ18U— Texas State Aquarium (@Texas State Aquarium)1584896420.0
That sounds a lot like me right now.
With the Aquarium closed, Chico the sloth had the opportunity for an up-close and personal meeting with some of our… https://t.co/ZNqOrpymSr— Texas State Aquarium (@Texas State Aquarium)1585260042.0