Cute Otters

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Otterslide!

July 31st, 2014

Otterslide01Now this is the way to cool off during the summer!

 

Why Do Sea Otters Hold Their Paws Up?

July 15th, 2014

Ever wonder why sea otters float around with their paws up out of the water?

A sea otter’s thick coat does a phenomenal job of keeping water away from the skin so the animal can stay warm even in the chilly waters of Alaska. However, not all parts of a sea otter’s body has such dense fur, such as the nearly fur-free paws. In order to conserve heat, sea otters keep as much of their body as dry as they can, and this includes keeping their sensitive paws up out of the water as much as possible. Even when a sea otter resting at the surface turns over onto its belly, it will hold those front paws up to keep them out of the chilly water.

Read more: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/why-sea-otters-always-hold-their-paws-up#ixzz37Uz8gcrB

 

Cute Otters

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