9 Otters Celebrating The Death Of The California 'No-Otter Zone'

A 25-year federal ban that kept sea otters from swimming into Southern California waters was quashed yesterday. Otters are now free to roam the entire coastline without being trapped and sent back north.  

Here’s how we imagine otters around the globe reacted to the joyous news.   

Joy to the world. 

Otter

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Hugs all around.  

Otter

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Carrots taste better as a free otter.  

Otter

Photo: William Warby

Did I hear that right?

OtterKalan (sea otter)

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VICTORY!

OtterEuroasian River Otter

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Oh. em. gee. 

OtterArctic tundra white otter.

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Hold me.   

Otter

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Win. 

OtterLake Otter eating a fish.

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Oh. Snap. 

Otter

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BONUS: We came across this terrific photo of otters mid-celebration after posting our list and couldn’t resist adding it to the line-up. So, here you go. 

Otter

Photo: Mike Baird

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