The Most Adorable Week of the Year: Sea Otter Awareness Week

Two otters floating in water on their backs, holding hands, one is asleep

Photo courtesy of Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium is about to give us the warm and fuzzies just in time for fall. From September 21 – 29, Vancouver Aquarium will celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week with a special otter themed program.

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The Most Adorable Week of the Year: Sea Otter Awareness Week

You Otter Know that Saturday Kicks Off Otter Awareness Week at Vancouver Aquarium

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Whether they are diving, playing, splashing about, or holding paws while they sleep, sea otters are undeniably charming . . . some may even say they are “otterly” adorable. More than just a fuzzy face, sea otters play a vital role in coastal ecosystems, keeping kelp forests — which provide a home to marine animals and protect our shorelines from wind and waves — in balance. Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, invites you to celebrate sea otters during Sea Otter Awareness Week. From Saturday, Sept. 23 to Sunday, Oct. 1, visitors can learn more about sea otters, the challenges they face in the wild, and how to help conserve this cute and crucial species.

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You Otter Know that Saturday Kicks Off Otter Awareness Week at Vancouver Aquarium

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