By Josie October 19th, 2023
Otters are social creatures, often seen in groups, playing, hunting, or resting together.
A group of otters is fittingly called a “romp,” a term that encapsulates their playful and energetic nature
Romps can often be seen engaging in social activities, their bodies intertwining as they playfully nip, chase, and wrestle with each other.
These social interactions are not just for fun; they also strengthen social bonds and help young otters develop essential life skills.
Isn’t it a beautiful thought that this butterfly chase is actually a family-bonding activity?
The otters’ pursuit of the butterfly was akin to a scene straight out of a Disney movie.
They were seen running back and forth with their eyes fixated on a yellow butterfly. Despite their agile leaps into the air the butterfly is always an inch out of reach.
For the otters this is probably a serious matter – after all they’re hunting down a prey.
Play is an integral part of their lives, serving not just as a source of entertainment but also as a means to hone their hunting skills and strengthen social bonds.
Their muscular tails, webbed feet, and streamlined bodies enable them to move with grace and speed.