The Physics of Otters

This strip from Karl Kerschl’s The Abominable Charles Christopher sits at the intersection of art, science, and otters – a place I like to call “home”.

Anatomy of an Otter Slide - The Abominable Charles Christopher by Karl Kerschl (All Rights Reserved, Used & Adapted with Permission)

Anatomy of an Otter Slide – The Abominable Charles Christopher by Karl Kerschl (All Rights Reserved, Used & Adapted with Permission)

Neither Karl nor I vouch for the equations represented as being either perfectly accurate or the most relevant. Rather they serve as symbols representing the mechanics that go into making something as delightful as an otter sliding into the water. We do, however, provide a comment thread, if you would like to engage in a few rounds of cathartic pedantry (I know I do from time to time).

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