Sometimes you want to play in a deep pool and sometimes you want to play in a shallow stream! African spotted-necked otters are adapted to a wide range of semi-aquatic habitats including lakes,… more ›
Streeetch! Otters have very flexible spines to allow them to evenly groom their entire body. Today Pfeiffer is demonstrating this flexibility with her unique strategy for looking around!
See that shine on these otters’ fur? Otter fur is coated in thick oil to help make it waterproof!
Now is the perfect time to lounge poolside with Pfeiffer the spotted-necked otter. Enjoy this calm minute of Bringing the Zoo to You.
What is this otter doing? Otters have scent glands all over their body, and they rub these glands on surfaces in their habitat to mark their territory with their smell. Because otters live… more ›
Do Our Otters Have Mustaches? Some Zoo fans have asked us why our otters appear to have mustaches! African spotted-necked otters like Hasani and Pfeifer are named for their white markings on their… more ›