News Detective: Otters at the Aquarium

Jessa Netting goes behind the scenes at the Seattle Aquarium

Whoosh! The sound of rushing water comes from large pipes on my right. A damp fishy smell wafts off a wall of bubbling, water-filled tanks nearby.

I am on a "behind-the-scenes" tour in the basement of the Seattle Aquarium with a group of other reporters. We are there to learn what biologists and curators do from day to day. This hidden work creates the magical undersea world that aquarium visitors see every day upstairs.

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