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.

About the Seattle Aquarium
Founded in 1977 and located on Pier 59 in the heart of Seattle, Washington, the nonprofit Seattle Aquarium serves as the largest platform for ocean conservation and engagement in the Pacific Northwest. With a mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, it leads educational, conservation and regional research initiatives for a healthier planet. A thriving and vibrant Aquarium is a key part of Seattle. Help secure the Aquarium for years to come by donating to the Resilience Fund at www.seattleaquarium.org/donate.

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