An Oxfordshire care home had some unusual visitors this week with a pair of penguins popping in to entertain residents.

The duo stopped by Enstone House, near Chipping Norton, on Wednesday, where they were set up in an fenced-off enclosure in the care home's garden.

Delighted residents were able to feed the Humboldt penguins, Pringle and Charlie.

Originating from South America, the animals are used to warm weather but can adjust to different environments.

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The penguins were brought into the West Oxfordshire home by company Amazing Animals, which supplies a huge range of mammals, reptiles and fish for films, TV shows and photographs, from their base at nearby Heythrop Zoo.

Jim Clubb, who started the business in 1977, said his hope was ‘to give the residents a little treat during these exceptionally difficult times’.

The Amazing Animal team followed strict Covid-19 measures, including social distancing, having staff wear masks and doing the event outside.