"Otterly adorable" baby otters at the DC National Zoo in May 2012! "
The otter family’s trip from Santa Barbara was paid for by Whole Foods Market, which in addition to paying for transportation, conservation and otter-themed programming, also won naming rights. Yep, all but one of the National Zoo’s newest residents have food-themed names.
The father is Chowder. The mother is Clementine. And their children are named Pork Chop, Pickles, Saffron, Olive, Peaches, Turnip, Radish, Rutabaga and Kevin. Eight of those names were selected by Whole Foods; the ninth was picked through a Facebook poll, and you’ll never guess which one.”