Mishka the asthmatic otter at Seattle Aquarium has mastered her inhaler to get through the haze

Many guest have been wondering if the wildfire smoke and air quality have affected our youngest sea otter, Mishka, who has a history of asthma.

We're pleased to report she is doing very well. Our animal care and veterinary staff will continue to monitor her respiratory health closely. 

The Seattle Times recently published an update on how Mishka is doing. Read the full article here.

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The Seattle Aquarium is one of Washington state’s leading environmental education and stewardship institutions, and the region’s gathering place for discussion and sharing information about marine conservation. It maintains a number of research initiatives in cooperation with federal, state, zoological and university partners. The Aquarium is located on Pier 59, at 1483 Alaskan Way.

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Tim Kuniholm
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t.kuniholm@seattleaquarium.org