31. Cute and Cuddly Sea Otters Have Blood on Their Hands
Sea otters are some of the most treasured animals at the zoo. They look cute and cuddly like they don’t have a mean bone in their body. However, you would be dead wrong.
Although they’re not interested in killing their own kind, they have been seen drowning and killing juvenile seals. To make matters worse, researchers have witnessed sea otters keeping the dead bodies and mating with them. This is normal behavior when mating with the females, and researchers have argued that its sexual frustration from the declining of female sea otter population.Where Did We Find This Stuff? Here Are Our Sources:
“10 Killer Animals That Commit Infanticide.” Nicollette B, ListVerse. March 28, 2016.
“Baby Animals That Kill Each Other To Reign Supreme In The Crib.” Hannah Irvine, Ranker.
“Tastes Like Chicken: 8 Animal Cannibals.” Animal Planet.