Baby Sea Otter Found Swimming Alone in Open Water, Rescued by Boaters

Playing Newborn Sea Otter Rescued and Cared For After He Was Found Alone

A baby sea otter is lucky to be alive after the poor pup was found alone in open water at just a few weeks old.

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The small creature, which has not yet been named, is currently receiving around-the-clock care.

Boaters rescued the newborn off northern Vancouver Island and sent him to the Vancouver Aquarium Rescue Center this past weekend.

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Staffers at the facility are busy feeding, grooming, and bathing the pup. Meanwhile, the little sea otter is busy swimming more than 10 times a day for exercise.

The aquarium's rescue center said the newborn is healthy but they will continue to provide love and attention to the little otter.

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