Sea lion Jay knows how to monkey about

Eleven-year-old male sea lion Jay painting the character for "the Year of the Monkey" in calligraphy as part of an event yesterday to mark New Year's Day in Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium park in Yokohama, a suburb of Tokyo. The show will be held t
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Eleven-year-old male sea lion Jay painting the character for "the Year of the Monkey" in calligraphy as part of an event yesterday to mark New Year's Day in Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium park in Yokohama, a suburb of Tokyo. The show will be held twice a day next month.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 31, 2015, with the headline 'Sea lion Jay knows how to monkey about'. Print Edition | Subscribe