Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Vancouver Aquarium: Sea Otter Encounter

The Vancouver Aquarium offers five animal encounters, which you should not miss. We did four of these encounters. The Sea Otter Encounter was our first experience.

We started with an educational briefing.
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Next came the food preparation area, where we assisted in weighing the appropriate amounts of fish for the otters.
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We checked out the otters' toys.
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Then it was otter feeding time! Our favorite guy was Milo. He was so cute and friendly!
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Milo was one half of the adorable hand-holding otter pair memorialized in this viral video from 2007, which you really must view if you haven't already. Sadly, his partner Nyac died in 2008. She survived the Exxon Valdez oil spill and was rather remarkable.
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We love otters. Yes, we do.


  1. Ok, I have to go to Vancouver just to do this Otter thing!! How cool!

  2. I love how much you love otters!

  3. So jealous! Rodolfo and I could spend hours watching the otters at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, so this is something we would love.

  4. Which was your favorite animal encounter?

  5. Omg omg omg -- otters!!! Ahh! I love them!

  6. If you could see me right now, you would see a very jealous girl...how much fun! I love otters with tiny little arms and cute little faces! This is going on my to do list!

  7. there is way too much adorableness in this post.

    is that a word? because if it isn't, it should be.


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