You are here: Home Environment Water Sea Otter vs. Ice Sea Otter vs. Ice by Heather Carr February 8, 2012, 5:00 am This video of a sea otter and ice is too cute not to watch. For those of you who play Zoo Tycoon and wondered why you had to keep buying food in ice blocks, this is a real life example of what an animal might do with it. As part of the Vancouver Aquarium’s animal enrichment program, food is frozen inside a block of ice for the otter to break free. In nature, a sea otter would use a rock to break open his food, typically a shellfish of some sort. The Vancouver Aquarium found that giving the otters rock resulted in a lot of scratched-up glass. Arctic sea otter photo via Shutterstock See more Previous article Are Walmart and Monsanto in Love? Next article Greenwash Alert: Frito-Lay’s SunChips and Tostitos Are Not So All-Natural Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.