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"Sea Otter Swim" is the 13th episode of Season 4 of the PBS Kids show Wild Kratts. It is the 105th episode of the series overall. It premiered on April 27, 2016.


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.


Note: Mentioned animals are linked to Wikipedia.

Live Action

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  • 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.


Wild Kratts episodes
Seasons: 123456
Season 1

"Mom of a Croc" • "Whale of a Squid" • "Aardvark Town" • "Flight of the Draco" • "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy" • "Platypus Cafe" • "Polar Bears Don't Dance" • "Build It Beaver" • "Voyage of the Butterflier XT" • "Honey Seekers" • "Bass Class" • "Fireflies" • "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus" • "Tazzy Chris" • "Octopus Wildkratticus" • "Walk on the Wetside" • "Elephant in the Room" • "Let the Rhinos Roll!" • "Kickin' It With the Roos" • "The Blue and the Gray" • "Falcon City" • "Koala Balloon" • "Cheetah Racer" • "Kerhonk" • "Mimic" • "Caracal-Minton" • "Zig-Zagged" • "A Huge Orange Problem" • "Seasquatch" • "The Food Chain Game" • "Masked Bandits" • "Flight of the Pollinators" • "The Gecko Effect" • "Little Howler" • "Quillber's Birthday Present" • "A Bat in the Brownies" • "Stuck on Sharks" • "Birds of a Feather" • "Googly Eye: The Night Guru" • "Raptor Round Up"