Meet Bronx Zoo's Newest Resident, a Baby Otter Pup Named Monty

From the Wildlife Conservation Society:

It has been many years since we’ve had an otter pup in Jungle World. Luckily, for “Monty,” our newest and much anticipated Asian small-clawed otter pup, his mom and dad are otterrific.

Typically, pups stay with their parents long enough to see the next litter raised – so they know what to do when it comes time for their own family. Even though Jasmine and Gyan (11 and nine years old, respectively) are both first-time parents, they have been attentive right from the start with their pup. Since the new family was doing so well, we gave them a lot of privacy with only a few quick weights on Monty to track his growth.

Visit Monty and his parents at the Bronx Zoo.

Bronx Zoo

h/t DNAinfo

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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