WATCH: Did you know it’s World Animal Day? These cute little otters are here to remind you



TODAY (4 October) is World Animal Day – a day raising awareness of animals and how they are cared for around the globe.

To celebrate the day, these Oriental short-clawed otters at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo are having some fun in the autumn leaves. Check out their cute video above!

Otterly fun facts

  • Oriental short-clawed otters can be found in the wild from India through to Southeast Asia and up to the Philippines.
  • They are the smallest otter species in the world.
  • The otters are sociable animals, choosing to live in family groups of up to 12 individuals.
  • They are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

Photo credit:  RZSS/Siân Addison



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