The Southern Sea Otters living at Georgia Aquarium play with toys and swim around together for fun. Soon a newly rescued otter joins the family.
The Southern Sea Otter is considered an endangered species, but you wouldn’t know it to look at Brighton and Bixby, two of the otters that call the Georgia Aquarium home. Soon they get the chance to meet a new face, Mara the otter pup.
These little cuties get the chance to meet each other for the first time during a training session with the aquarium’s Senior Trainer, Ryan. They get a chance for what the trainer calls “enrichment,” which is anything used to stimulate their environment. Usually, this means toys.