On 10 June 2020, a routine veterinary check-up for two of our Asian Small-clawed Otter pups doubled as a naming ceremony! The public were asked to cast their votes online, and now we can announce the winning names!
By popular vote, the female otter pup has been named Botum (pronounced bo-tum) and the male named Ulani (pronounced u-lar-knee). They join their brothers, Amir and Tom.
All the otter pups have now emerged from the nest box and are exploring their exhibit. You might even walk by as they’re having a swimming lesson! Keep your eyes peeled when you next visit us.
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