River Otter Pups at Buffalo Zoo Named Luke and Leia to Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Day


Two North American river otter pups at the Buffalo Zoo in New York have been named Luke and Leia to celebrate “Star Wars” Day, the zoo announced today.

On “behalf of the otter pups, the Zoo would like to say, ‘May the 4th be with you,'” the zoo told ABC News today in a news release.

Luke and Leia were born earlier this year on Feb. 28, the zoo said. Their mother is an 11-year-old river otter named Ellie, and their father is a 9-year-old river otter named Rascal, the zoo added.

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SOURCE: ABC News, Avianne Tan