Rizzo the river otter at the Beardsley Zoo dies at 16

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The Beardsley Zoo announced sad news Wednesday regarding one of its animals.

Rizzo the river otter has died at the age of 16.The average age for river otters who are cared for by humans is 17.

Rizzo's longtime companion Nessie died last spring from heart disease.

The pair had been zoo fan-favorites. 

 

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