ABOVE: Harrison Lundquist of Schnecksville is very excited to see the river otters. He wants them to choose the Kansas City Chiefs as the Super Bowl victors, during Otter Bowl Feb. 1 at the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville.
Lead keeper Elizabeth Bernardo sets up fish-filled, papier-mâché footballs for the zoo’s North American river otters, Luani and Naya, to snack on while they predict the winner of the Super Bowl.
Luani, the zoo’s male North American river otter, snacks on fish after he pried open the Kansas City Chiefs football during the Otter Bowl at the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville.
After finishing the Super Bowl predictions, Naya, the female river otter, snacks on some fish Feb. 1 from the San Francisco 49ers’ football during the ninth annual Otter Bowl at the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville.
LEFT: Luani, the river otter, goes for a swim and greets the crowd during the ninth annual Otter Bowl at the Lehigh Valley Zoo. The otters predicted the Kansas City Chiefs would win the Super Bowl.PRESS PHOTOS BY SARIT LASCHINSKY
Amy and Alan Kohler of Reading were married in May 2019 at the zoo’s otter exhibit. They returned for this year’s annual Otter Bowl to watch the Super Bowl predictions and visit their favorite animals.