- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 31, 2015

VIERA, Fla. (AP) - Officials at the Brevard Zoo euthanized a 16-year-old North American river otter because of declining health.

Saba died Friday morning at the zoo where she had lived since she was 6 months old. Her companion Ozzie died in November.

Zoo spokeswoman Olivia Wiggins says they plan to get new river otters though no immediate plans have been made.

Florida Today (https://on.flatoday.com/1bMbvFy ) reports Saba suffered from cancer.

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Information from: Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.), https://www.floridatoday.com

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