Sea-lions swim through a tube and are watched by Japanese spectators at Asahiyama Zoo in freezing Hokkaido prefecture in northern Japan. The visitor numbers have increased ten fold to 3 million in the past few years since the introdution of the parade and other interactive facilities. Only Ueno Zoo in Central Tokyo has more visitors.
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