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Your morning adorable: Otter performs agility

March 8, 2011 | 12:00 pm

When we think of the sport of agility, it's usually dogs, not otters, that leap (no pun intended) to mind.

But dogs don't have a total lock on agility skills; we've seen pigs, rabbits, chickens and even hamsters complete obstacle courses with remarkable proficiency. (Some cats even compete in the sport.)

But we've never before seen an agility otter.

This fellow has impressive abilities in the fields of weave pole-running and jumping -- not tasks we normally expect an otter to perform. And he looks pretty darn cute doing it; we can't imagine a more adorable agility performer, barring a giant panda taking up the sport.

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Your morning adorable: Giant river otter pups at Zoo Miami
Your morning adorable: Baby otter plays with plush walrus, cat toy ... and another otter!

-- Lindsay Barnett

Video credit: KyushuWalkerCH via YouTube

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