Last week the aquarium shared on social media that Oz, its 18-year-old sea otter… The team analyzed the genome of Gidget, a female sea otter from the Monterey Bay Aquarium who died this year, as well as the genome of a South American giant otter as … Oregon Live-If you visited the Oregon Zoo in the last 18 years, you probably saw Eddie the sea otter.Eddie, rescued as a pup from the California coast in 1998, lived at the zoo from 2000 until he was euthanized Thursday morning. The Seattle Aquarium’s oldest sea otter, Lootas, died Sunday at age 23. Brook, a sea otter whose cover girl face graced many of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s promotional materials since she was orphaned in the late 1990s, has died… From 1969 to 1971, the United States was testing nuclear weapons beneath one of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, worryingly close to some of the world’s few surviving sea otters. That was the last time and place anyone saw an Oregon sea otter alive in the wild, and that one was killed. Kachemak Bay is home to about 6,000 sea otters and since they play such a large role in the ecosystems, experts say the mass death toll must be a sign … They will hang on to a dead otter and continue to rape its corpse. Sea otter Rosa swims in the sea otter exhibit. She was the oldest living sea otter in a North American aquarium or zoo. … One study saw a male sea otter hold a struggling female underwater until she died during intercourse and ten months later, the same otter was seen swimming, diving, and having sex with a different female carcass. She was the oldest living sea otter in a North American aquarium or zoo. Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is mourning the death of one of its most beloved residents. “At nearly 21,” a press release from the Oregon Zoo read, “Eddie was considered one of the oldest — and most talented — sea otters on the planet.” The Seattle Aquarium is mourning the loss of its matriarch sea otter, Lootas, who died this weekend. A sea otter at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Newport Beach, 1907. SEATTLE —The Seattle Aquarium’s oldest sea otter, Lootas, died Sunday at age 23. Sea otters don’t let death hold them back from going to pound town. Lootas, which means “Wave Eater” in the Haida language, was orphaned in … (Angela Hains/Monterey Bay Aquarium) A pair of sea otters dine off the coast of Santa Cruz in September 2014.