Penguins are used to being stared at by excited zoo-goers. But now, thanks to the coronavirus epidemic, the tables have turned.

Penguins at a Chicago aquarium were able to get a taste of what it's like on the other side of the glass.

With the building closed to visitors to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, a group of penguins were allowed to leave their habitat and explore the rest of the aquarium.

The aquarium told the Chicago Tribune:

Without guests in the building, caretakers are getting creative in how they provide enrichment to animals.

Introducing new experiences, activities, foods and more to keep them active, encourage them to explore, problem-solve and express natural behaviors.

The aquarium posted a video on Twitter of one of the penguins, named Wellington, meeting some fish in the Amazon exhibit. Needless to say, people lapped up the clip.

The adorable video of Wellington waddling around has been viewed more than 150,000 times and is putting smiles on peoples' faces during a time of unease.

Thank goodness for penguins.

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