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It's amazing to see how smart otters really are

Otters are one of the smartest species on the planet. Sometimes they forget they’re not humans.

We’re starting to realise how smart otters really are. They know how to play basketball. They know how to stack cups, They know how to use rocks to open clams. This type of tool use is exceptionally rare in animals. An otter at the Seattle Aquarium even knows how to use an inhaler. And most importantly, they have mastered vending machines.

Your move, dolphins.

Story by Tony Manfred, editing by Stephen Parkhurst

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