The process of removing the Chinatown Otter will be much less involved, but city officials have similar plans for dealing with the creature. It will be relocated to the Fraser Valley, where many other otters live. The Sun Yat-sen Garden is making plans, too; they’ve announced that they’re accepting donations for replacement koi, and will launch a fundraising campaign.

But as Jeff Goldblum’s character Ian Malcolm famously says in Jurassic Park, “Life, uh, finds a way.” Once that pond is restocked, what’s stopping another otter from stumbling upon the pond and having another very expensive feast?

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