Basketball trained sea otter 'shoots hoops' for exercise

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LONDON. February 22. KAZINFORM An elderly sea otter is winning hearts and scoring points as it dunks basketballs at a zoo in Portland, Oregon. The 15-year-old otter, named Eddie, suffers from arthritis in his elbows. Eddie has been trained to shoot a small ball through a plastic basketball hoop in an attempt to improve his arthritic joints.




Published by theguardian.co.uk

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