Fauna: Like Cats, Penguins Love Chasing a Laser Pointer

In the spirit of our Friday Fauna series, we present this twist on a popular viral video genre, shot at Oceanworld in Dingle, Ireland. 

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. 

Watch more videos from our Friday Fauna series here

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

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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