December 16, 2020 9:40:40 pm
Have you ever seen a Santa scuba-dive? Well, should you had been in Brazil proper now, you’d have. While the affable fictional determine — generally related to the celebration of Christmas, and in addition addressed as ‘Saint Nicholas’ and ‘Father Christmas’ — is understood to journey world wide on his reindeer-driven sleigh to reward youngsters who’ve been good all yr, in Brazil’s AquaRio, which is South America’s largest aquarium, Santa is taking a plunge seven metres beneath the water.
According to a report in The National, that is an try to convey festive cheer to guests. Dressed as Santa, the workers members of AquaRio will dive into a big tank every single day till Christmas this yr. And as soon as contained in the aquarium’s Oceanic Enclosure, the Santa divers will feed the sharks, clear the tank and swim with the fish. The report mentions that this stunt has been designed to boost consciousness about marine life, particularly this festive season and throughout the pandemic yr, when a lot has occurred and nature has reclaimed its area. This initiative shines gentle on the significance of defending marine life.
According to the outlet, the tank contained in the Marine Aquarium in Rio de Janeiro is residence to numerous manta rays, stingrays, fish and sharks, and incorporates greater than three.5 million litres of water.
Additionally, company don’t have to fret about their security within the pandemic, as a result of the whole exercise is socially-distanced for youngsters, for them to benefit from the uniqueness of the festivity. In reality, a thick glass undersea tunnel has been constructed for guests — it’s, subsequently, secure for them to get near the Santas and nonetheless preserve a secure distance.
The largest aquarium in South America reopened for guests with all COVID-19 security precautions — like necessary face masks, restricted capability, reservations made on-line, social distancing and medical workers on website.
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