The National Aquarium Welcomes Asian Short-Claw Otters to its new Exhibition, Otters Creek

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Today, the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi is proud to introduce its newest residents - a family of charming Asian Short-Claw Otters to TNA’s latest Exhibition, Otters Creek. These captivating Otters are making their highly anticipated debut in the Emirate, promise an enchanting experience for visitors. Renowned for their adorable appearance and playful demeanour, they are set to steal hearts and provide a rare glimpse into their world.

The Asian Short-Claw Otter, the world's smallest otter species, will captivate guests with their playful nature and social tendencies. Always found in groups, these otters thrive on camaraderie and are known for their endearing interactions.

To enhance the visitor experience, the National Aquarium will offer daily presentations at 2pm, 7 days per week, allowing guests to delve deeper into the lives of these remarkable otters. Details about presentation timings will be available soon, ensuring everyone can engage with these charming creatures whilst visiting the Aquarium.

What’s more, The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi has an exciting announcement on the horizon. An immersive otter encounter experience is currently in development, offering visitors a unique opportunity to interact with and get up close and personal with these captivating Otters.

"We are thrilled to introduce the Asian Short-Claw Otters to our visitors," says Paul Hamilton, General Manager and Curator for TNA said "These otters not only captivate audiences with their uniqueness but also serve as ambassadors for rainforest conservation. We hope their presence will inspire guests to appreciate the significance of safeguarding our planet and their incredible biodiversity."

Otters Creek is now open at the National Aquarium Abu Dhabi with daily presentations at 2pm. This new exhibition is just one of many new experiences now available at TNA, following the hugely popular launch of the Jellyfish ‘invasion’ attraction which launched this summer to rave reviews.

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