river otter

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Noun1.river otter - sociable aquatic animal widely distributed along streams and lake borders in North Americariver otter - sociable aquatic animal widely distributed along streams and lake borders in North America
otter - freshwater carnivorous mammal having webbed and clawed feet and dark brown fur
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The wild river otter bit the elderly woman and partly ripped off her ear during the attack due to which she had to get stitches and treatments for rabies.
During the 1990s, I conducted a research project on the then-state-endangered river otter population in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
A major search was launched with police, firefighters and volunteers scouring nearby woodlands, paths and the River Otter.
At a police press conference on Friday about Daniel's disappearance, DCI Stuart Cavin said that searches have now been extended to include in and around the River Otter.
Tenders are invited for Supply of river otter -325 ea; zebra - 425 ea.
The animal origin of the coyote and river otter scat specimens were definitively identified by partial DNA sequencing of mitochondrial cytochrome b (4).
An orphaned North American river otter being nursed back to health SUPERCHARGED OTTERS: NATURAL WORLD BBC2, 8pm WILDLIFE cameraman Charlie Hamilton James is a self-confessed otter fanatic.
Through the woods surrounding Trallonia, farther than she has ever traveled, Anya journeys with Ardent, a faithful royal dog; Shrub, a would-be thief transformed into a newt; and Smoothie, a river otter transformed into a girl.
They include the Southern river otter, hairy-nosed otter, giant otter and the India smooth-coated otter.
Size-selective predation by river otter (Lontra canadensis) improves refuge properties of shallow coastal marine nursery habitats.
Beavers were released in Scotland in 2009, while the Devon Wildlife Trust introduced a pair of beavers into the River Otter in England last year.
On the River Otter in Devon, a wild population has been around for several years and possibly up to a decade.