This video from PBS shows natant otter pups in off the coast of California and in the tidal slough and estuary of Elkhart Slough.
Otters are carnivorous mammals that are all semiaquatic, aquatic or marine, with diets based on fish and invertebrates. Learn new words with cute animal videos featuring otters.
When given a succulent meatball this otter murgeons at the photographer. The word murgeon is a verb meaning to grimace at, or to make faces at a person.
Nellie the otter is an ostentatious otter. Ostentatious is an adjective, and means intended to attract notice and impress others.
Technically, any child could be considered a scion, but it is usually meant to mean something closer to “Child and heir.” In this video, Tilly the otter is passing something very important onto Molalla: the ability to swim.
Sea otters are what are known as a keystone species. Keystone species are plants or animals whose presence in an ecosystem plays a crucial role in its health.