North/ American River Otter

North/ American River Otter

River otters are excellent swimmers and divers and are usually found no more than 10 yards from water. They can remain underwater for six to eight minutes.

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Catering at the Zoo


Animals with an asterisk (*) are part of the outreach collection and cannot be seen on exhibit at the zoo.

  • Acropora
  • African Giant Millipede
  • Bali Green Slimer
  • Banded Coral Shrimp
  • Bat Star
  • Black Death Feigning Beetle
  • Blue Death Feigning Beetle
  • Blue Hydnophora
  • Blue Mushroom Coral
  • Bubble Tip Anemone
  • Button Coral
  • Cabbage Leather Coral
  • Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula
  • Chocolate Chip Sea Star
  • Christmas Anemone
  • Cleaner Shrimp
  • Colt Coral
  • Condylactus Anemone
  • Darkling Beetle
  • Desert Hairy Scorpion
  • Electric Blue Legged Hermit Crabs
  • Emperor Black Scorpion
  • Fish Eating Anemone
  • Frogspawn Coral
  • Giant Green Polyp Duncan
  • Giant Pacific Octopus
  • Goblins Fire Zoanthid
  • Green Nepthea
  • Gumboot Chiton
  • Halloween Crab*
  • Harlequin Flower Beetle
  • Indonesian Torch
  • Kenya Tree Coral
  • Leather Star
  • Madagascar Hissing Cockroach
  • Magicians Zoanthid
  • Mexican Fireleg Tarantula
  • Nassarius Snails
  • Open Brain Coral
  • Orange Capricornis
  • Pencil Urchin
  • Peppermint Shrimp
  • Pineapple Coral
  • Pink Sea Star
  • Purple Chalice Coral
  • Purple Ochre Star
  • Purple Tree Gorgonian
  • Rainbow Scarab Dung Beetle
  • Red Banded Trochus Snail
  • Red Mushroom Coral
  • Ricordea Mushroom Coral
  • Rose Bubble Tip Anemone
  • Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab
  • Smooth Death Feigning Beetle
  • Sonoran Desert Centipede
  • Stimpson's Star
  • Stylophora Coral
  • Sun Dendrophyllia
  • Sunflower Star
  • Swimming Anemone
  • Tanzanian Whip Scorpion
  • Tectum Snail
  • Toadstool Mushroom Leather Coral
  • Trochus Snail
  • Vermillion Star
  • Watermelon Mushroom Coral
  • White-Spotted Anemone
  • White-Spotted Rose Anemone
  • Zoanthids

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