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Your morning adorable: Otter + keyboard = cure for the blues

June 18, 2009 | 11:55 am

The good folks at the Monterey Bay Aquarium were looking for a way to extend mealtime for little Dua, an Asian small-clawed otter, while also providing him with an interesting pastime to keep him occupied.

Fact: Asian small-clawed otters are known for their manual dexterity, which in the wild helps them to grab prey like mussels, crabs and snails.

An idea was born: Why not give Dua his own keyboard?  The rest is history; can the animated film be far behind? 

-- Lindsay Barnett

Video: MontereyBayAquarium via YouTube

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