Visual Encyclopedia

Otter

More posts about this topic

Ad

Just for laughs

Contributed by Elaina Schnyderite

Sea otters hold hands so they don't drift apart when they sleep.

Contributed by Elaina Schnyderite

Otter down!

Contributed by Jazmin Luna

When otters sleep in water, they hold hands (paws, claws?) so that the other otter will not drift away while they're sleeping. If a storm is coming, otters will wrap seaweed or some other kind of plant around their enclosed hands to prevent the rough waters from tearing them apart.

Contributed by Emily Carnevale