Penguins Hopping Down The Stairs Is The Smile We All Needed Today.

In case you need a reminder, there’s more going on in the world than the novel coronavirus.

A video taken at Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa, is going viral because it’s exactly what everyone needs right now! The adorable clip features a group of rockhopper penguins as they make their way down a stairwell from the roof.


Each day, these wonderful birds head upstairs so they can dive into a gigantic tank and eat the kelp there. Not only does the excursion give them exercise, but it also keeps the enclosure clean and supports the other creatures inside.

Maybe it’s the “hoppy” way these tuxedo-clad birds move, or maybe we can’t resist any cute animal. Either way, we’re sure they’ll bring a smile to your face!

Watch these precious penguins attempt the stairs in the video, and don’t forget to share their cuteness with your friends. For more stories of joy and love, check out the Coronavirus Good News Dashboard.

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