meet an otter near me

what to expect

This is your chance to meet our personality-filled Asian Small-Clawed Otter trio; Shrimp, Wonton and Wasabi. Who's the most mischievous? Who likes to eat the most? Who is the loudest? Those are just a few of the things you'll quickly discover!

Our otters will be accompanied by a knowledgeable Tanganyika trainer to share fun and interesting facts as well as answer any questions you might have along the way.

This interactive experience will give you the opportunity to get up close to our fascinating otter friends while getting your photo taken with them, assisting in a training session, playing with them with their favorite toys, and more.

Our otter meet and greet is perfect for an adventure seeking individual, pair or family. This unique animal experience is something you’ll never forget!

Tips to know


The otter meet and greet was a dream come true! Having the chance to see the otters up close and help train them was incredible. They have so much character! We also got some great photos with the otters! It was an experience we will never forget.

Conservation Corner: Asian Small-Clawed Otter

The biggest threats to Asian small clawed otters is the pet trade and habitat loss. You can help them by educating your friends and family members about how cool they are but how not cool it is to have them as pets. In addition the otter specialist group is one of the most active groups and they have many recommendations on good projects to support.