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'Triple Otter on the Rocks': Playful Sea Otters Roll Around in Ice Bucket at Oregon Zoo

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A group of sea otters rolled around in a bucket of ice at Portland’s Oregon Zoo, video posted to Twitter on May 10 shows.

Oregon Zoo shared footage of its residents Tilly, Flora, and Hobson — three American river otters who were rescued and unable to survive on their own in the wild.

“Flora was found at a construction site near Gold Beach, and Hobson was found near a golf course in McMinnville,” Oregon Zoo spokesperson Kelsey Wallace told Storyful. “Tilly was orphaned near Johnson Creek in 2009. All three otters are also named for local waterways – Floras Lake, Hobson Creek, and the Tillamook River.”

“Different materials – like ice! – encourage river otters to stay active and perform natural behaviors,” she added. Credit: Oregon Zoo via Storyful

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