Otters and 4 year-olds would be great friends

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Today, I thought about how much fun you would all have being here and having a chance to watch the otters in Moss Landing! A day in Elkhorn Slough with the otters is much like a day with my students at WPPK. Why?

Well, here are a few reasons:

  • Otters work about one third of their day and play together for two thirds of their day!
  • Otters like to be social and play with their friends
  • Otters like to feel safe and secure
  • Otters like to explore
  • Otters are very, very curious, just like that wonderful monkey, named George!
  • Otters are very smart!
  • Otters are not afraid to try new things
  • Otters work together to solve problems
Fun Otter Fact #4
Sea otters are about 4 feet long (or 48 inches long). How long are you? Ask your parents to measure you! Otters weigh about 55 pounds. How much do you weigh?

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