Giant otter pups born at Zoo Miami

  • Two giant otters were born Dec. 19, 2013, at Zoo Miami. The male pups are just beginning to open their eyes. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI

  • Two giant otters were born Dec. 19, 2013, at Zoo Miami. The two male pups are about 2 feet long and weigh about 4 pounds, but could grow to be nearly 6 feet long and weigh 75 pounds as adults. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI

  • Two giant otters were born Dec. 19, 2013, at Zoo Miami. The male pups are will be cared for in a den with their mother, Kara, and father, Witoto, for the next few weeks until they’re ready to be put on exhibit. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI

  • Two giant otters were born Dec. 19, 2013, at Zoo Miami. The nearly 5-week-old pups are beginning to open their eyes. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI