Asian Small-Clawed Otter Pups Born at the Santa Barbara Zoo May 21
Second Litter Joins Parents and First Litter on Exhibit
from press release
(Santa Barbara, CA, August 17, 2011)
See the otter pups as they go on view to the public for the first time, along with their parents and older siblings (now nearly one year of age).
The pups may not be on view at all times, depending on their sleeping and feeding
The breeding pair, named Jillian and Bob by sponsors Peter and Pieter Crawford - van Meeuwen, arrived in January and March 2010, respectively. This is their second turn as parents, and they were paired as part of a cooperative breeding program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Jillian is one year and ten months old and was born at the Bronx Zoo. Bob, aged three years and six months, came from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
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