Otteriffic!

Will you please check out Little Dude/Dudette, a resident of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The Sea Otter exhibit is closed for the moment, so we can’t bring you a live look at the little guys- but here’s a live shot of Monterey Bay itself, and maybe a wild sea otter will swim into view.


From the Monterey Bay Aquarium Facebookster and Tumblr page.

Comments

  1. The exhibit is temporarily closed.

    Now I have to do actual work and stuff.

  2. I love how he’s holding one oyster while eagerly nomming another.

  3. The Original Jane says:

    We were just there in May. Wonder if this is one we saw? LOVE me some sea otters!

  4. How do you define greedy? When you’re being hand-fed, and you still won’t drop your clamshell.

    Don’t worry little guy, there’s lots more where that’ from. Until the staff decides that you’re starting to resemble an elephant seal and put you on a diet.

  5. Poor dear will have to join OtterEaters Anonymous.

  6. is there a subchapter OtterNOMmers Anonymous? Cause.. uhh… well..

    My name is tracylee and I love to nom ears. Otter, Puppeh, Gee-raffe…

  7. I’m going to completely outgeek myself here, but: what’s with the purple gloves? Holy cute! Is that otter an artifact???

  8. Otter: My oyster! O.O You have oyster… omnomnom. My oyster!

  9. Mary (the first) says:

    You can’t fool me. That’s not an otter, it’s Wilford Brimley.

  10. It needs to be said: BOOP!!

  11. I do overwhelmingly prefer the sea otter to the river otter. Much cuter.

  12. Last year I stayed at a hotel on Monterey Bay. I could see wild sea otters FROM MY ROOM! Only hunger drove me away from the window…

  13. Hey, I DID buy a little stuffed version of him in the gift shop! I met CO peeps Annie, Oaklandcat, and R.Moore that week, and Annie took me to the aquarium.

    …or was that at the Atlantis Aquarium in Long Island? That was on a trip to meet CO peeps Metz and Metsakins.

  14. Hey, I think I DID buy a little stuffed version of him in the gift shop! I was visiting CO peeps Annie, OaklandCat and R.Moore, and Annie took me to the aquarium.

    …or was that at the Atlantis Aquarium in Long Island? That was another CO meet-up with Metz and Metsakins!

  15. What could be cuter than a sea otter? Nothing, that’s what. There is surely nothing sea otters do that is not cute.

  16. Someone let Wilford Brimley in here !

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