These Photos of Penguins Wearing Backpacks Will Brighten Your Day

first_imgStay on target Alligators Spotted ‘Swimming’ in Road, Climbing Fences in FloridaBaby Dugong That Became Internet Star Dies After Ingesting Plastic Got a case of the Monday (or winter) blues? Let these adorable backpack-clad penguins visiting the annual Harbin ice festival in China add a dose of cuteness to your day.The penguins were brought in from the nearby aquarium to promote the Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, the world’s biggest snow and ice festival, which kicked off on January 5.Photo Credit: VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesThe winter festival features more than 2,000 ice sculptures, snow statues, and ice mazes, many of which are illuminated in colorful lights.AdChoices广告This year, the festival spans over 600,000 square meters and includes more than 100 landmarks, according to CNN. It’s made of 110,000 cubic meters of ice, pulled from the nearby Songhua River, and 120,000 cubic meters of snow.Photo Credit: VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesIn addition to a giant snow Buddha statue (made of more than 4,500 square cubic meters of snow), this year’s festival also features a 3D light show and 1,115-feet-long Northern Lights-themed ice slides.The festival runs through February 5.Click through the slideshow below to see more from the 2019 Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival:View as: One Page Slides1/121. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesPenguins with backpacks visit the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on January 13, 2019 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.2. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Tao Zhang/Getty ImagesPenguins with backpacks visit the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on January 13, 2019 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.3. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Tao Zhang/Getty ImagesPenguins with backpacks visit the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on January 13, 2019 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.4. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesPenguins with backpacks visit the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on January 13, 2019 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.5. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty ImagesVisitors view the ice sculptures at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 6, 2019. 6. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Tao Zhang/Getty ImagesIce sculptures at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 7, 2019. 7. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty ImagesIce sculptures at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 7, 2019. 8. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty ImagesIce sculptures at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 7, 2019. 9. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty ImagesIlluminated ice sculptures at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 7, 2019. 10. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty ImagesVisitors view the ice sculptures at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 6, 2019. 11. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty ImagesA visitor walks through ice sculptures during the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 7, 201912. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalPhoto Credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty ImagesIce sculptures at the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province on January 7, 2019.More on Geek.com:Same-Sex Penguin Couple Fosters Egg in Australian AquariumGorgeous Mandarin Duck Make a Splash on Social Media‘Badass’ Bobcat Kitten Named Mr. Murderbritches Released Back Into the Wildlast_img read more