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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Wonderfully Wild Wednesday: You spin me right round

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Communications

River otters sometimes swim in circles, creating a whirlpool. 

The maneuver pays off--the whirlpool brings up fish that were hiding on the bottom of the river or lake, making for easier snacking.  

Photo by Mat Hayward/Woodland Park Zoo.

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