Trainer Grooms Adorable Sea Otter Pup

At 8 ½ weeks old, Cayucos gets help grooming her fur from trainer Lana at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium.

The orphaned otter is being raised by human surrogates at Shedd. The staff there spends “a lot of time grooming her, which helps with the quality of her coat but [also] gives her needed social interaction, which seems to be something she enjoys, and it is certainly something we enjoy,” Shedd’s Ken Ramirez told Vetstreet in February. Read more of our interview with Ramirez here.

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