FORT FISHER, NC (WWAY) — The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher said it’s making progress on the new small-clawed otter habitat called “Otters on the Edge.”
The aquarium posted on social media that many major features have been finished and water started to run.
In otter news, progress on the new Asian small-clawed otter habitat, “Otters on the Edge.” This week many major features were completed and water started to run! We can’t wait for it’s opening later this year. pic.twitter.com/q3ppvGJnPE
— NC Aquarium at FF (@NCAquariumFF) July 9, 2020
Plans for the new exhibit have been ongoing for several years, with construction initially planned for early 2019. The project was delayed due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.
The aquarium said it plans for the otter exhibit to open later this year.