Oldest southern sea otter in captivity dies in California
4/24/2019 2:01 AM EST
Charlie, the oldest southern sea otter held by any zoo or aquarium, has died in California.
The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach says Charlie died Monday at the age of 22.
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Male southern sea otters typically only live 10 to 14 years in the wild.
Charlie celebrated his birthday last month by eating colorful seafood cupcakes.
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Charlie helped sea otters by taking part in a study on...
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