Video: Penguins p-p-p-pick up an Ipad

There's nothing like a penguin video to brighten up your day, and this one takes the biscuit.

An aquarium at California's Long Beach has introduced some new fun and games for of its young penguins - with the introduction of an old Ipad.

Keepers at the Aquarium of the Pacific are always on the lookout for new ways to keep their charges entertained with innovative enrichment programmes, and they recently came up with the idea of giving them an Ipad loaded with a cat game app.

And these two cuties, Jeremy and Newsom, took to it like... well, penguins to water.

"Penguins are very curious and the ide of these birds following a virtual mouse on a screen was just too appealing," says the aquarium's blog.

As you'll see in the video, Newsom quickly became a high scorer.

The 3,000sq ft new penguin enclosure features a colongy of Magellanic penguins, four of whom were found starving on beaches in Brazil: victims of global warming, overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction.

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