What do you do when you need to move otters from one area of the Zoo to another? You get creative and you develop a training plan like no otter. On this episode of Off Exhibit learn how construction of the Zoo’s new bobcat exhibit is impacting the training and care of their soon to be next door neighbors, North American river otters. Animal keeper Marietta Cox shares how the team moved and managed the Zoo’s three otters in the midst of the construction and the successful training that helped the transition go smoothly for both animals and keepers. Discover what’s happening behind-the-scenes with your favorite wilderness mammals while they’re off exhibit as construction nears completion.
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Off Exhibit is a podcast featuring in-depth discussions with animal professionals and wildlife experts from behind-the-scenes at the Maryland Zoo. Subscribe via iTunes, Android, or RSS. New episodes uploaded on Wednesdays.