06 Mar '12, 4am

Toola, Surrogate Mother to Otter Pups, Dies (Video) | Care2 Causes

Toola, Surrogate Mother to Otter Pups, Dies (Video) | Care2 Causes

Toola, the first captive sea otter ever to serve as a surrogate mother — and all while living with a chronic neurological illness — died on Saturday at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. She was thought to be 15 or 16 years old and had raised 13 pups over the years, 11 of whom have been released into the wild and 5 of whom are still surviving, including the very first pup she reared in November of 2001; he is now “king of a pack at Elkhorn Slough” and the father of a number of pups himself, reports the San Francisco Chronicle . Andrew Johnson, manager of the Aquarium’s Sea Otter Research and Conservation program , described Toola as the “most important animal ” in the history of the Aquarium’s Sea Otter Research and Conservation program. Indeed, she has left a true legacy, showing that the best way to raise otter pups is to let an otter herself do the job. Before Too...

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