"I have a confession to make. I’ve tried to hide it long enough. The truth is, I’m 1/4 otter on my mother’s side.
I shall now honor my ancestors by consuming some delicious tuna."
Mind you, it was just a silly tweet. However, my followers all seemed to agree!
@CityFlyer502: "That otter please them. :D"
@GalloViking: "Have you hidden otter things from us?"
I followed up with:
"Kidding aside, in the world of furry phenotypes, I’ve wondered for a while if otter isn’t in there somewhere.
If lion is my 'ferocious/spiritual' side, otter would be my silly bounce when I’m at my best. Plus the whole swimming, fish-eating thing. :d
Also, no cracks about sea lions please. I am definitely not one of those. ;P"
This led to responses such as:
@inkblitzer: "Oh, I'm pretty sure they are."
@Pyropone: "Sure they are! Otters can be adorable!"
@ CoaldustPony: "But otter is your silly side! So at least 256% otter."
So, I kinda feel like the guy who comes out to his parents only to have them say "We've known since you were six, dude." XD
@DatBirdBrain asked, "Liotters can be friends with zebras since they eat mostly fish then, right?" To which I responded "I never met a zebra I didn't like! ...But I've only ever met, like, two."
That said, I'm not going to start calling myself a liotter. Firstly, because I am and pretty much always have been a lion, just a lion who is part otter. And secondly because "liotter" looks like "loiterer" every time I see it, and I'm definitely not one of those!
-The Gneech *bounce!*