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The Male Otter Who Died of Heart Break An Hour After His Buddy’s Death

Daz and Chip, two male otters who lived at the Naturelands Zoo in New Zealand, who had been best friends for fifteen years, died within an hour of each other. Zookeepers suspect heart break, with the ultimate of bromances ending after one had a heart attack, and the other couldn’t bare to see his mate die. [Daily Mail]

On:           Apr 2, 2010
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    • terrwill

      What an otter shame……….

      Apr 2, 2010 at 10:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam

      So did they mate with female otters? If they did I’ll buy the “Best Friends” line. But if they just hung out together I’m guessing “Best Friends” might not work.

      Apr 2, 2010 at 10:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AlanInSLCUtah

      This is so sad, but too damn cute all at the same time.

      Apr 2, 2010 at 10:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gridlock

      Couldn’t “bare”? Really? Hello, editors!

      Apr 2, 2010 at 10:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • aalan brickman

      so sad….

      Apr 2, 2010 at 12:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CHIP1218

      I am sorry for the loss of my namesake. I hope he is in otter heaven cracking a feast of clams off his belly!

      Apr 2, 2010 at 1:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joshua

      This actally makes me sad :(
      Poor little otter buddies

      Apr 2, 2010 at 4:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hf2hvit

      Pat Robertson has called this an otter disgrace.

      Apr 2, 2010 at 8:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Giovannidude

      Did they have to refer to themselves as “buddies” because they have DADT in cute otterland?

      Apr 2, 2010 at 9:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • j

      @Giovannidude: I loled at this. And then the lols wore off. And I was sad again. :'(

      Apr 3, 2010 at 9:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • maximien


      … i can’t stop laughing … in fact i still am rolling on the floor …

      Apr 4, 2010 at 2:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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