BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Summer Games in full swing in Tokyo but the competition is also heating up right here at home.
The Maryland Zoo announced last week that they would add some furry friends to Maryland’s already impressive Olympic representation.READ MORE: The Homecoming Football Game Returned To Franklin High School On Friday, But The Dance Did Not
The zoo’s first Olympic events are gymnastics and track and field.
Tyson the Military Macaw gave a stellar performance on the balance beam and Louie, the green-winged macaw, took over the uneven bars.READ MORE: Ocean City Braces For Car Enthusiasts, Heavy Traffic At H20i Rally
Over on the track, Julio, the armadillo raced his heart out in the tube. Not to be outdone, Klaus the Von der Decken Hornbill showed flashy running and jumping skills.
We have yet to see Rico the porcupine on the barbell, or the penguins with artistic swimming.MORE NEWS: Who's Eligible? Maryland Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Vulnerable Adults In Coronavirus Fight
We think they all deserve gold.