North/ American River Otter

North/ American River Otter

River otters are excellent swimmers and divers and are usually found no more than 10 yards from water. They can remain underwater for six to eight minutes.

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2015 Summer Demo Schedule

Weekends: Starting Saturday, May 23
Daily: Starting Monday, June 29
Final Day: Labor Day - Monday, September 7
Free with paid admission or zoo membership

*Listen to zoo announcements for Meet the Keeper location
Outdoor activities are weather permitting

Time Description  Location
10:30 a.m. Meet the Keeper
Location to be announced*
11 a.m. In the Wings Bird Show
Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
11:30 a.m. Elephant Keeper Talk
Asian Elephant Preserve
12 p.m.
Penguin Keeper Talk
Penguin Coast
1:30 p.m. In the Wings Bird Show
Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
2 p.m. Elephant Keeper Talk
Asian Elephant Preserve
2:30 p.m. Meet the Keeper
Domestic Animal Barn
3 p.m. Penguin Keeper Talk
Penguin Coast