Clearwater Marine Aquarium: Welcome Walle
Walle, a sea otter, recently was left to the care of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Dolphins, turtles, pelicans and, yeah, otters.
Walle, a sea otter, is the latest resident under the care of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
He was brought to the facility Nov. 19, 2012. Walle joins Cooper and Oscar, two other otters at the facility.
Walle was raised on a boat from a pup until he was about nine months old, according to a release from the aquarium. But he needed more care than a typical house pet.
His caretaker thought Walle could be put back into the wild and adapt, according to the aquarium. However, that was not the case.
Walle has acclimated to the new environment, letting trainers hand feed, touch and interact with him.
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