• Kyodo


As the Rio de Janeiro Olympics approach, a theme park focusing on birds and flowers in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, is letting penguins strut their stuff in special outfits to cheer on Japanese athletes at the Rio Games.

Five penguins at Matsue Vogel Park wear white outfits with red, yellow and green circles — for Japan and Brazil — bearing messages such as “Go Japan!” and “Get gold medals!”

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