Otto the Otter Nursed Back to Health

This is Otto the otter cub. He had been separated by his mother and siblings when a father and son found him in England.

Otto the Otter
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The brought him to the The Wildlife Haven Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre to help find his family and care for him.

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The caregivers at the center noted, “We always try to keep otters in their habitat, but he was very poorly, underweight, dehydrated and completely exhausted, so if he had been there a couple hours more he may not have been alive.”

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“…we eventually managed to get him to drink small amounts from a syringe – and he finally took a full bottle of milk at 4am.”

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She continued, “At his age, he should still be in his holt, he is too young to swim and still is wobbling around on his baby legs.”

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Otto would stay at the haven until he’s weaned and would then be relocated to a rehabilitation center where he would stay for a year.

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We wish Otto all the best!

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