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Baby Otters Warms Hearts at Prospect Park Zoo

Baby otters were born at Prospect Park Zoo.
Baby otters were born at Prospect Park Zoo.
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PROSPECT PARK — These adorable pups have got to be the cutest things in Brooklyn this summer.

The three baby river otters were born at Prospect Park Zoo in February, the first to be delivered at a New York City zoo in more than 50 years.

The yet-to-be-named pups were born to proud mom Dixie, 3, and dad Oogie, 10.

River otters are native to Canada and parts of the U.S. Their population suffered in the early 1900s because of fur trapping and water pollution.