The popular Reddit app Apollo was updated today with support for the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, and Apollo developer Christian Selig decided to implement a fun little feature – a “tamagotchi” for Dynamic Island.

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The app update adds a tiny little creature to the area above the Dynamic Island on the new iPhone models. It can be customized as a cat, dog, hedgehog, fox or axolotl, and the little creature simply walks around the dynamic island while you browse Reddit.

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The new “Dynamic Island Zoo” option for Apollo is opt-in and it is available with the latest version of the app. Selig has also added the little creatures as lock screen widgets, so those who don’t have an ‌iPhone‌ with a dynamic island can also add a creature to their device.

Earlier this week, Apollo was updated with iOS 16 support, so there are also a number of other Reddit-related widgets available to those running the ‌iOS 16‌ operating system.

Apollo can be downloaded for free from the App Store. [Direct Link]

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