Three otter species in a row! Truly, we are in a magnificent section of the mustelid alphabet.
Shedd Aquarium has taken on another young sea otter rescued in partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Pup 719 was orphaned and needed to be rescued from the rough waves on the rocky California coast on January 6, and she seems to be thriving at her new home in Chicago.
I’ve been waiting until it was time to post this one!
The holiday and pre-Star Wars season can be hectic. Take a breather. Read about otters!
This one is rare, folks!
Get ready for a giant-sized Monday Mustelid!
Brace yourselves, folks. The density of cuteness may cause light to bend its path around this post.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo in New South Wales proudly presented the newest members of their Asian Small-Clawed Otter family to the public recently. The pups, two females and a male, were born on January 8th of this year, and are the second litter born to parents Pocket (mum) and Eniko (dad).
At this point you may be wondering, "Does she really want me to vote on a name for an orphaned sea otter pup, or is she using this as an excuse to post pictures of an adorable orphaned sea otter pup?"
On September 30th, a one-week-old Sea Otter pup was found stranded on Coastways Beach in California. She was rescued by the combined efforts of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Monterey Bay Aquarium's Sea Otters Program. At the time of rescue, the pup had been separated from her mother for at least…