North American river otter

World Otter Day

Stone Zoo

Wednesday, May 30, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

A Day Like No Otter!

Celebrate World Otter Day with us at Stone Zoo! Did you know that river otters can reach swimming speeds of seven miles per hour and hold their breath for up to eight minutes under water? Discover more fun facts at the education station inside the Animal Discovery Center (ADC). Prepare to get crafty at our arts and crafts table in the ADC, and learn more about Stone Zoo’s North American river otters, Penny and Sushi, during zookeeper chats.

Otter Zookeeper Chat Schedule: 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Otter-ly Fun!

Committed to Conservation

Zoo New England participates in the North American river otter Species Survival Plan. By sharing research and knowledge, participating institutions work together to establish guidelines that best ensure the health of captive populations, and with success, the survival of otherwise extinct species.