Roanoke Island What's New - River Otter

Roanoke Island What's New

Category: River Otter

Visit New Otter Olive at North Carolina Aquarium

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is delighted to invite guests to meet new North American river otter, “Olive.”  Olive has become accustomed to her new home under the careful care of the aquarium’s husbandry and veterinary teams. She is regaining her health and strength after suffering an injury that rendered her non-releasable in the wild. “We’ve been working with her behind the scenes and during non-public hours to acclimate her to her new... Read More

Three NC Agencies Partner to Save Orphaned Otters

ASHEBORO, NC   – June 5, 2018 Two North American river otter pups orphaned after their mother was hit by a car are recovering as state agencies help rehabilitate them before reintroducing them to the wild. The NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC), the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and North Carolina Zoo partnered to help ensure the best possible outcome for the young otters. The pups – approximately six weeks old – are currently in the... Read More
at Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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