Watch a Baby Otter Play With a Tiny Basketball and Try Not to Explode

Here, the Shedd Aquarium's rescued baby otter is eating and drinking and playing and squeaking. She has a wind up toy lobster and a tiny otter-sized basketball. Her ball-handling skills are pretty crappy thus far. I would not consider playing Pup 681 as a point guard; maybe a power forward. » 11/13/14 4:50pm 11/13/14 4:50pm

Adorable Baby Otter Eats Shrimp Adorably, Squeaks Adorably

Cayucos, an orphaned baby sea otter living in Chicago and named after the California town where she was found, is being raised by biologists at The Shedd Aquarium. She loves to eat, and I swear to Gaia that at 1:48, Cayucos goes "om nom nom yum" while eating her food. Also: Whiskers! Gah. The Today show needs to let… » 1/26/12 7:50pm 1/26/12 7:50pm