open thread

Please feel free to use these threads to natter about anything your heart desires. In our heyday these used to go up weekly, now mostly lapsed with sporadic impulsive appearances.

Otterday! And Open Thread

Today’s otter is from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, via Cute Otters. They have a new African Spotted-Necked otter baby named Ziwa, after the Swahili word for “lake” or “pond”. Ziwa will be three months old tomorrow, which is getting close… Read More ›

Otterday! And Open Thread

Dara is thought to be the only hairy-nosed otter in legal captivity. He was rescued in December, and re-homed in the Phnom Tamau Zoo. The hairy-nosed otter is endangered by hunters seeking fur, medicine, and pets, and by loss of… Read More ›

Otterday!

Today’s Otterday shot is via “hiker” of Clubsnap. This pair of smooth otters was snapped at the Punggol River in Singapore.

Otterday!

I love love love today’s otter. This baby river otter was found wandering around Petaluma with his friends. After stopping into a tavern and an auto parts store, they were guided to a more appropriate creek by Sonoma County Wildlife… Read More ›