Otters’ World Cup fever!

Two Asiatic short-clawed otters are testing World Cup tactics with a quick kickabout in their rainforest enclosure.

Judy and Jack have been entertaining themselves and visitors alike after keepers  added a plastic ball to their Monkey Tails walkthrough exhibit.  


Lower Primates Trainee Keeper, Jade Reddall, said: “Otters are inquisitive and will make up games with just about anything they can get their paws on, so we gave them a ball to see what they’d do and they loved it

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“They rolled it across the ground, up the window panes, juggled and even swam with it”


She added: “They had great fun and were literally squealing with delight all day as they played.”