An Animatronic ‘Spy Otter’ Captures the Variety of Ingenious Ways Sea Otters Utilize Their Bellies

Otter Using Belly

In the BBC series “Spy in the Wild”, an animatronic sea otter captured the rather ingenious ways in which fellow otters utilize their adorable bellies to ferry their young through the water and as a hard surface upon which to crack open shells with rocks.

Animatronic ‘spy otter’ outfitted with a camera captures stunning close-up footage of sea otters using tools and caring for their young.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

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