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Mountain beaver breaks into Oregon Zoo otter exhibit

Aug. 29, 2013 at 6:07 PM   |   Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Officials at the Oregon Zoo said a mountain beaver was returned to the woods after trespassing in the facility's otter exhibit.

Zoo officials said the rodent, also known as a boomer, was discovered swimming Tuesday in the moat for the river otter exhibit at the Portland facility, KGW-TV, Portland, reported Thursday.

The zoo's Twitter page said the animal was returned to the wild.

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