WATCH: SeaWorld Animals Perform the Harlem Shake

As if working at SeaWorld was not fun enough.

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Now that just about every human being on the Internet has done the Harlem Shake, it’s time for animals to get into the action.

Employees at SeaWorld in San Antonio, Tex., have created their own version of the viral video, starring the tourist attraction’s sea lions and a walrus.

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The SeaWorld video has already been viewed about 2.5 million times on Youtube. However, it still remains well short of the original clips, which have run up close to 13 million views since being posted earlier this month.

The dance, set to a funky 2012 track by the New York DJ Baauer, reportedly originates from 1980s Harlem, according to the New York Times. (Although not according to actual residents of Harlem.)

Many thousands of copycat Harlem Shakes have since been uploaded to the internet, including performances by supermodels, puppies and even the Norwegian Army — the latter clocking in with a whopping 20 million views.

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2 comments
tylergo42
tylergo42

They were doing tricks. Watch the trainers.