They are smart, fearless, mischievous, cute, and funny. Who? Otters! Here are some interesting facts about them, you might have not known.
- There's fossil evidence that otters have been around for at least 5 million years.
- They can remain under water for up to 4 minutes.
- They are the only marine mammal that doesn't have blubber (only fur for protection).
- Otters are one of the most skilled creatures in the world and have the ability to create and use tools like monkeys and apes.
- Besides navigation otters use their powerful tales as weapons.
- They are related to badgers, ferrets and mink, and not at all to beavers, although they often get confused with them.
Well now that you're a little more educated, check out these cute and hilarious pics.