The Shedd Aquarium's newest resident is a baby sea otter rescued from Alaskan beach

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Friday, October 28, 2022
Meet Qilak: the Shedd Aquarium's newest baby sea otter
There's a new resident at the Shedd Aquarium and he is a 5-month-old sea otter that was rescued from a beach in Alaska.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- There is a new resident at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.

Meet Qilak. He's a 5-month-old otter rescued from a beach in Alaska.

He now joins five other otters at the Shedd. Two of which just arrived from California.

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The animal care team says Qilak is strong and getting used to his new surroundings.