And there were also dragons which can fly in the water.
Those three beavers seemed to be so interested with that girl who was feeding them. But actually, all three of them were females. Hmm...
Then, there's a big turtle.
I thought I was in Jurassic Park again when I saw this. It looked like a crocodile to me. Not too sure, though.
And for the first time since I was 5 years old, I saw penguins. The last time I saw this half bird, half fish creature was at Singapore Zoo.
Kok Hong: Ei, you never see penguin before meh?
Me: Got la, but never see them swim ma. See, swim like fish la.
Kok Hong: Mad arh?! Fish?
Me: Eh, silap. Like duck.
Kok Hong: Jakun la you!
Here is how a swimming penguin looks like.
After my jakun session of watching a penguin for such a long time, I turned my attention to seals. Those two seals were so cute. Got spots on their body somemore.
This time, I guess I had spread the jakun disease to the seals there. The two seals there were swimming inversed. I wasn't sure, either they were trying to impress us with their swimming skills, or they were really sick.
Don't believe me? Just watch this video.
Am am refers to the sound you make when you feed someone food. Heard of that before? I guess most of us had gone through that before.Even when they were am am-ing, they still can say bai bai to the kids outside.
Instead, they takai go-ed that girl.
All this while, when talking about penguins, what I will imagine that they will be staying in the snow area like Antartica and walk with their wings going up and down, left and right.
They were enjoying themselves during this sunny summer in the pool instead.
It so happen that during the time when we were there, the penguin interaction session had just started. Although the whole queue were filled with kids not more than 120cm in height, I continued with my mission to 'interact' with the penguin.
My penguin of the day named Fuku, a 5 year-old female (I think) penguin. My first touch was to rub of its back. Left hand first.
Then, right hand.
By the time I finished with my
molesting interaction session with Fuku, the sea lion show was going to begin. So we headed straight to the arena to get the best view for the show.
This must be one of the funniest part of the whole show. The two sea lions were asked to go to sleep until the alarm clock rings.
Then it was the orchestra performance. One of the seal was playing the piano, while his friend was dancing while playing the cymbal.
They even played the song Mary Had A Little Lamb.As usual, there were also the common performances of jumping over the floats.
After the sea lion show, we walked around the aquarium for a while more. We thought of doing some hiking at the hills in Miyajima. Talking about the 'high' level of English in Japan, we came across this signboard.
We wanted to save the 3 minutes. So we ran a little, only to found out that the rope way service had closed by the time we reached there. So we walked again, in the middle of the forest.
By the way, it wasn't really a forest. It was getting dark already, and we decided to call it a day. Even on our way back, we saw deers again. They were starting to get too itchy when i took their picture.
As for dinner, Kok Hong suggested to try the famous Hiroshima Okonomiyaki at Micchan.
If you are wondering what okonomiyaki is, saying it in simple language will be Japanese version of layered pancake cooked on a iron plate and adding noodles (soba or udon) to it.
There are also extra toppings from the variety of possible additions that ranges from shrimp to cheese.
Here's my okonomiyaki.