Non-Native Chicago Wildlife
This article was originally posted at my Scientific American blog. It was also picked up by io9 and boingboing.
Above is a video of Cayucos the otter being groomed, courtesy of Shedd Aquarium (no audio)
Mid-February, I took a science-themed trip to Chicago. I absolutely had to visit the new orphaned baby otter adopted by the Shedd Aquarium. I also could not turn down a chance to offer a one year happy birthday greeting to the two toed sloth born atLincoln Park Zoo last year around Valentine’s Day.
“It’s so FLUFFEEE!”: Otter 501, A must-see movie!
This article was originally posted at my Scientific American blog.
This enthusiastic movie line, lifted from the kids film, “Despicable Me“, about an evil villian whose heart is warmed by a trio of young girls who come into his life, is a very appropriate introduction to a movie that animal lovers simply must take time out to see . If you are along the west coast, the informative and stirring movie “Otter 501″ is debuting in theaters tomorrow! A list of screenings can be seen here.
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