Homer the river otter celebrates 7th birthday with an ice cake

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Virginia Aquarium otters
North American river otters. (Photo courtesy of Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center’s Facebook Page)

VIRGINIA BEACH — A North American river otter at the Virginia Aquarium is celebrating a birthday Thursday with his very own cake.

Homer turned seven and the Virginia Aquarium live streamed the celebration at 1:30 p.m. on its Facebook page.

The live stream starred the birthday boy himself eating his cake in the aquarium’s marsh pavilion. The cake is made with ice and various meats that fit otters’ diets, like chicken, shellfish and shrimp.

Click here to see Homer and his brothers eat the cake.

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