Otter Name Game: A new otter arrived at Calvert Marine Museum on Valentine’s Day! Each Wednesday at noon from February 15 through March 1, the museum will release a clue to this new boy’s name. Be the first to guess it correctly and win a 1 hour behind the scenes tour* with the otters and animal care staff!
Follow online as ________ adjusts to his new home!
The otter’s name and the winner will be revealed here on March 8, 2017 at noon.
Honorable mention by the Curator: On February 22,Sheryl guessed "Prince Harry McOtter"; love it!
*The tour is arranged at a mutually agreed upon date/time between staff and prize winner; up to 6 may participate; anyone can win – if you are under 18, you must be accompanied by an adult to participate in the tour.
Mine is the name of nobility.
My name has an Irish connection, but is not necessarily Irish!Do you know my name?
Calvert Marine Museum’s River Otter Holding Area:
If you don’t see the otters, they may be outside or taking a nap in a den. Check back later for behind-the- scenes activity.
Peak viewing is around feeding times:
5:30 p.m. till 8 a.m. is lights out
The otter cam was made possible through generous donations from Marianne Harms and the N M Morris Family Foundation.
The indoor habitat (constructed in 2016) was sponsored by Stan and Barbara Benning, Calvert County Government, Nancy Wieck, The Bildman and Clarke-Romero Family, and Liz Halvosa.