Students learn, celebrate otters on Otter Day

Otter Day

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)РMore than 150 first graders celebrated otter day Wednesday by learning more about the animals and their environment.

Those with the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program taught the kids why it’s important to create a healthy habitat for the animals living in the Bosque.

Students also celebrated the reintroduction of the river otter to New Mexico’s rivers.

The first graders also went on a hike, scavenger hunts and took part in other activities focusing on ecology. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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