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Famous YouTube Otter Dies at Age 20

Nyac, the otter shown in a popular video holding hands with another otter, Milo, at the Vancouver Aquarium, passed away on September 23rd.  Nyac was one of the last surviving otters rescued from the Exxon-Valdez oil spill in 1989.  She died at age 20 from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

For more information, visit the Vancouver Aquarium’s sea otter page.

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