Science fiction can relax. The battle between nature and technology has been wildly exaggerated.
A visitor at the Red River Zoo in Fargo, North Dakota, dropped their Otterbox-protected iPhone into the otter exhibit while trying to grab a photo of the the cute animals. Otterbox cases are notoriously difficult to open, though apparently not for their namesakes. One otter in the exhibit decided to make an example, quickly tearing the case apart and throwing the phone in the water