North American River Otter #17-262

North American River Otter #17-262
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Feb 07 2017

An orphaned juvenile river otter (17-262) arrived at CROW from Fort Lauderdale on February 7, 2017.  The otter was abandoned by its mother and a reintroduction effort was unsuccessful.  It will remain at CROW for a few months until it is old enough to be released.  

Here is a video from WINK-TV of the otter arriving at CROW .

Status Updates

Learning new skills - Mar 02 2017 10:59 am

The young otter has been enjoying life in the outdoor enclosure. She is learning to hunt live prey items and swimming in all parts of the pool.