18 May '11, 12pm

6 Animals With More Social Media Fans, Friends, and Followers Than You : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

6 Animals With More Social Media Fans, Friends, and Followers Than You : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

1. Olive the Oiled Otter: 1,559 Likes Screenshot: Facebook Olive the Oiled Otter may be only three years old, but she's already gone through a lifetime of drama: When she was rescued from Sunset State Beach in Monterey Bay, California in 2009, the endangered, year-old otter was covered in oil (which her Info page attributes to a "natural seep" off the coast). Biologists cleaned her off -- efforts included an olive oil rubdown and a two-hour bath -- and she was released back into the ocean. But -- even from the ocean -- she still updates her profile with information on her new location, otter conservation efforts, and how the rest of her species is dealing with climate change. 2. Penelope Seal: 4,181 Friends Screenshot: Facebook The profile page for Penelope Seal , a Northern California elephant seal , was set up by Nicole Teutschel, a graduate student at the University of ...

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