There will be no new name

The OtterBox is a popular case for Apple’s iPhone. It’s waterproof, keeps out dirt and dust, and protects against scratches. However, it offers no protection against actual otters:

Visitors to the Red River Zoo in Fargo found themselves laughing at a bit of irony unfolding at the popular otter exhibit.

Someone taking a photo of the otters apparently dropped their iPhone in the exhibit. The phone, equipped with an OtterBox case, was picked up by the animal. Zoo-goers watch as the otter rips apart the OtterBox case, dropping the phone into the water. Witnesses say the otter would retrieve the phone, chew on it, and drop it back into the water several times.

I wonder if they could have bribed the animal with Otter Pops.

(Via snipe.)

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2 comments »

  1. McGehee »

    8 May 2015 · 5:39 pm

    Otter be ashamed of yourself.

  2. fillyjonk »

    8 May 2015 · 6:18 pm

    Yeah, but that would make an awesome footnote for the packaging:

    OTTTERBOX*

    *does not protect against actual otter attack.

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