Olympic otters: Chester Zoo names new arrivals after Team GB hopefuls

Chester Zoo has named two of it's newest arrivals after two of Team GB's greatest hopes - swimmer, Rebecca Adlington and diver, Tom Daley.

The short clawed otters were born at the zoo 10 weeks ago.

10 week old Rebecca and Daley, the Short Clawed Otters named after Olympians Rebecca Adlington and Tom Daley
10 week old Rebecca and Daley, the Short Clawed Otters named after Olympians Rebecca Adlington and Tom Daley Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
10 week old Rebecca, the Short Clawed Otter named after Olympian Rebecca Adlington
10 week old Rebecca, the Short Clawed Otter named after Olympian Rebecca Adlington Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
Chester Zoo vet Livia Benato a checks on Daley, one of the two baby Asian Short Clawed Otters born at the zoo
Chester Zoo vet Livia Benato a checks on Daley, one of the two baby Asian Short Clawed Otters born at the zoo Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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