Little Abe the Otter’s Rescue Story

Three-Month-Old Otter Kit Found Alone in Commercial Area  On February 16, 2018, a young North American river otter kit, or baby otter, was found alone alongside a wall that separated a business property from the street. The business contacted Clearwater Marine...

Petunia the Rescued Baby Otter Kit

Petunia’s Rescue Story An otter kit (baby otter) was rescued Sunday evening, January 28, 2018, after a resident found the otter kit in their backyard. The resident removed the animal from the yard, placed it in a box, and then contacted the Clearwater Marine...

Finnegan the Otter Kit

Orphaned Otter Kit Found in New Port Richey On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium Rescue Team received a call about an orphaned otter kit in the New Port Richey area. A family was walking their dog in the neighborhood when they noticed an otter...

Meet Murray the Otter Kit

First Rescue of Otter Kit Season The season for otter babies, called kits, here in Florida is November through March. After leaving the den, otter kits are vulnerable and can become endangered due to natural predators as well as human impact....