Mesker Park Zoo Welcomes 2 New Otters 'Astrid' and 'Juno'

Join Mesker Park Zoo in Evansville in welcoming its newest family members Astrid and Juno - two North American River Otter sisters who come all the way from Colorado.

Posted: Jul 16, 2021 3:08 PM
Updated: Jul 16, 2021 11:05 PM

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden in Evansville said Friday that it had welcomed two new otters to its otter exhibit.

Astrid and Juno are North American River Otters, according to Mesker Park Zoo.

Mesker Park Zoo // Erik Beck & Misty Minar

The zoo says the two are sisters, and that they're the latest inhabitants of the River Otter exhibit in the Children's Enchanted Forest. 

Mesker Park Zoo is inviting the community to come and say "hi" to Astrid and Juno as they showcase their quirky personalities, energetic play, and overall "adorable-ness."

The otters each turned 1-year-old in March of 2021, and come all the way from Pueblo Zoo in Pueblo, Colorado.

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