High Desert’s newest otter was found in the wild

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A hiker walking along the Metolius River found this otter and turned it over to widlife officials, who want to urge the public to leave animals like this alone. The otter is now at the High Desert Museum in Bend. (High Desert Museum / Submitted photo) BEND BULLETIN.

But wildlife experts urge the public to not pick up animals

No matter how cute they might be, you’re really not supposed to pick up baby animals you find in the wild.

Nonetheless, that’s exactly what happened recently, and now the High Desert Museum in Bend has a brand new baby otter.

Source: High Desert’s newest otter was found in the wild; But wildlife experts urge the public to not pick up animals