Tag Archives: sea otter

How much does a sea otter weigh?

Many adult marine mammals gain and lose weight throughout the year depending on the water temperature, food availability and behavioral changes associated with breeding seasons. Here at the Seattle Aquarium we weigh our marine mammals at least twice a month more »

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Video Update: The Pup Is Growing Fast!

This week Aniak, Lootas and the pup got a special treat – a kiddy pool full of ice. This was the pup’s first encounter with ice. The first video is a short clip of the pup playing with a piece more »

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A Growing Girl – Second Vet Exam!

Here is a video of the pup’s second vet exam. She is now a healthy 6.9 pounds and is starting to swim!

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The Pup Receives Its First Vet Exam!

In this video Aniak’s pup receives its first vet exam and we find out that it’s a girl! Also, here are some interesting sea otter developmental milestones from our records: Pups start to lose the natal fluff between 6-10 weeks more »

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Aniak Is Still Keeping Us Waiting!

Aniak looked very relaxed this morning, but the pup sure was kicking!

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