Brevard Zoo Euthanizes River Otter

Brevard Zoo Euthanizes River Otter
Posted at 5:55 AM, Mar 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-31 02:02:55-04

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Officials at the Brevard Zoo euthanized a 16-year-old North American river otter because of declining health.

Saba died Friday morning at the zoo where she had lived since she was 6 months old. Her companion Ozzie died in November.

Zoo spokeswoman Olivia Wiggins says they plan to get new river otters though no immediate plans have been made.

Florida Today ( ) reports Saba suffered from cancer.


Information from: Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.),

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