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Jimmy reveals to the other Wild Kratts that he's not a very good swimmer. To help Jimmy learn to swim better, the Kratt brothers take Jimmy to meet a friend of theirs-a sea otter named Coach. While Jimmy practices swimming and diving, the Wild Kratts learn about the features that make sea otters such good swimmers.
Note: Featured animals are in bold.
- Sea Otter: Coach, Cork
- Brown Pelican: Gular
- Bottlenose Dolphin: Click, Whistle
- Sperm Whale: Bumper
- Laughing Gull
- Green Moray (called moray eel)
- Atlantic Purple Sea Urchin (called sea urchin)
- Butter Clam (called clam)
- Kelp Perch
- Ochre Sea Star (called starfish)
- Steller Sea Lion
- Loggerhead Sea Turtle
- Bald Eagle
Note: Mentioned animals are linked to Wikipedia.
Note: Live action animals are linked to Wikipedia.
- The whole Wild Kratts crew are seen in their swim clothes throughout the entire episode.
Key Facts and Creature Moments
- Sea otters are the heaviest members of the weasel family, but the smallest marine mammal.
- Sea otters live their entire lives at sea, so they are master swimmers.
- Sea otters have the thickest coat of any animal. The thick coat of fur lets them stay dry and warm even though they live out in the cold sea water.
- Otters have a special fold of skin where they store things that they collect while they dive.
- A sea otter dive is usually about a minute and a half, but they can dive five minutes if they want to.
- A sea otter using a rock to crack open a clam.