PHOTOS, VIDEO: Eeyore Calms Guests During Earthquake Warning at Tokyo Disneyland

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Eeyore Calms Guests During Earthquake Warning at Tokyo Disneyland

The depressed donkey who always expects the worst in any situation found himself the unexpected hero during an earthquake warning at Tokyo Disneyland. In an Instagram reel from user jasnhill, Eeyore calms guests and shows them how to stay safe at the park.

Eeyore Calms Guests During Earthquake Warning at Tokyo Disneyland

In the reel, the park audio announces, “Attention: Prepare for a small earthquake.”

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Image source: Instagram user jasnhill

On Monday, the deadliest earthquake to hit Japan with a 7.6 magnitude in Ishikawa prefecture, about 450 kilometers northwest of Tokyo.

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Image source: Instagram user jasnhill

Then, the park’s music resumes. Guests are in position on the ground. Aftershocks are frequent and expected following earthquakes in Japan; about 200 tremors have occurred since the initial earthquake, many felt long distances from the earthquake’s epicenter, according to Reuters.

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Image source: Instagram user jasnhill

Eeyore demonstrates covering your head to protect from fallen debris and makes calming motions to the guests around him, who are all in position for the earthquake.

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Image source: Instagram user jasnhill

Eeyore spins and makes sure that the park guests are following safe practices for the warning, repeating his gestures from several angles.

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Image source: Instagram user jasnhill
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Image source: Instagram user jasnhill

Eeyore calms guests with gentle motions and encouraging nods.

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Image source: Instagram user jasnhill

You can watch Eeyore in action for yourself below.

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