Metro Richmond Zoo otter celebrates 15th birthday

Metro Richmond Zoo otter celebrates 15th birthday
Pili the otter. (Source: Metro Richmond Zoo/Facebook)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Pili, an African clawless otter, celebrated her 15th birthday at Metro Richmond Zoo with a fish treat.

The milestone birthday is notable because the zoo said species usually only lives 10-12 years.

Pili was treated to a big bowl of ice cubes and an ice ring with a fish inside.

African clawless otters are native to central and sub-Saharan Africa.

Happy 15th birthday to Pili!!! To celebrate this special occasion, we gave her an ice ring with fish inside and a large...

Posted by Metro Richmond Zoo on Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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