Arthritic Sea Otter Plays Hoops to Stay Active
Eddie, an elderly sea otter at the Oregon Zoo, has arthiritis in his joints. In order to keep him active, his handlers have taught him to play basketball using a small hoop attached right above the water. Eddie is 15 years old, and male sea otters in the wild typically live 10 to 15 years (15 to 20 years for a female).
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