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Sumida Penguin Week

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Sumida Penguin Week

Source: Sumida Aquarium

Pool debut of Penguin baby!

“Fūrin” is magellan penguin baby was born on June 16, 2016 will debut in the pool that adult penguins swim to challenge the swimming practice.

“Sumida Penguin Week” event will be held to show its situation.

Fūrin can not swim yet well, whether Fūrin can swim along with adult penguins in the large pool, you can see the situation of Fūrin.

【Cheer NOW! penguin pool debut of “Fūrin”】

① First challenge to the penguin pool!
Fūrin has been swimming practice in the breeding space of the back yard. Fūrin step into the first foot in the penguin pool.

Sumida Penguin Week

Source: Sumida Aquarium
It will head to the penguin pool by walk from the back yard (last year)

Among the breeding staff watch, it is a valuable moment for the first time entering the partitioned the penguin pool.

② Training at the penguin pool
Fūrin will continue to swim practice in order to get used to the penguin pool. Fūrin swim haltingly in the separated penguin pool by the partition.

Sumida Penguin Week

Source: Sumida Aquarium
pool debut (last year)

③ Finally pool debut!
Fūrin that has continued to swimming practice will swim in the penguin pool are finally taking away the partition along with the adult penguins.

【Walking of “Fūrin”】

Source: Sumida Aquarium "Taiko" penguin walk last year

Source: Sumida Aquarium
“Taiko” penguin walk last year

“Fūrin” is walking the site along with the breeding staff out of the back yard.

※The event is a possibility to stop, because by the physical condition.


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Event Name Sumida Penguin Week
Venue Sumida Aquarium in TOKYO SKYTREE Town
Dates August 27, 2016 – September 4, 2016
Note Sumida Aquarium – Operating Hours9:00-21:00
*Admission ends one hour prior to closing time.
*Subject to change due to seasonal factors.
Open Hours ① First challenge to the penguin pool!
8/27 10:50~(about 10min~20min)
② Training at the penguin pool
8/28~9/2 each day10:50~ (about 10min~20min)
③ Finally pool debut!
9/3、9/4 first time 12:00~12:30
second time 14:00~14:30
*”Fūrin” penguin walk
8/27~9/4 each day18:00~ (about 15min)
Admission The event is free, but need entrance ticket.
General/Adults ¥ 2,050 High School
Students ¥ 1,500 Junior High
School and
School Students ¥ 1,000 Children
(Aged 3 and over) ¥ 600
*Disabled visitors and one escort are each eligible to receive a 50% discount on general admission fees upon presentation of a Disability Certificate.(Round off to nearest ten.)*Junior high school and high school students are requested to show their student identification at the ticket counter.
Address 5-6F, TOKYO Solamachi
1-1-2 Oshiage Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-5619-1821 Sumida Aquarium

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