Watch These Self-Isolating Seniors Stave Off Boredom by Playing Life-Sized ‘Hungry, Hungry Hippos’

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As a means of staving off self-isolation boredom, these delighted seniors and their nursing home caretakers played a game of real-life Hungry, Hungry Hippos. In a video that was published by the Bryn Celyn Care Home in Maesteg, Wales last week, four elderly women in wheelchairs were filmed giggling away as they were rolled around a room similarly to the classic children’s game. Instead of using hippo mouths to capture the plastic balls, however, the women brandished baskets on sticks—and the results are pretty amusing.