Fauna: Like Cats, Penguins Love Chasing a Laser Pointer

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In the spirit of our Friday Fauna series, we present an entertaining video by YouTube user JessicaAnnascaul, shot at Oceanworld in Dingle, Ireland. There are more than a few viral videos of cats chasing laser pointers (even big cats love 'em!), but leave it to Kevin Allocca, YouTube's Trends Manager, to discover this twist on the popular genre. 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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