Did you know that otters have to be taught to swim? These cute little critters aren’t born with an affinity for water. When they’re about a month old, their mother has to teach them to enter the water, to float, and then to swim.
Here’s a video from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in which one mother teaches her unenthusiastic youngster some otter essentials:
I didn’t know the fact they can’t swim where they’re born!
Pretty interesting video and they are so adorable :)