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Tag: Nellie the sea otter


Nellie the otter goes viral

A video of Nellie the sea otter demonstrating her cup stacking talents at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has gone viral, even getting play on a newscast during NBC’s “Today” show this morning.

Since the video was posted on Aug. 1 it’s been viewed 1.3 million times.

Another video of the zoo’s walrus, E.T., and his amazing range of vocalizations has also gone viral with 1.7 million views.

Nellie, who weighs 48 pounds, came to PDZA in 2004. The cup stacking keeps her engaged and

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