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 North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) is a top predator in aquatic systems that commonly establishes latrine sites for communication (Stevens and Serfass, 2008; Day et al., 2016).
River Otter (Lutra lutra L.) in northeastern Siberia: Distribution and numbers.
You may find beaver, mink, and river otter near good water sources, and bobcat has long been a prized catch.
Charmingly written by children's author Artie Knapp and beautifully illustrated by wildlife artist Guy Hobbs, "Little Otter Learns To Swim" is the picture book story of a baby river otter who learns to swim, dive, and play in her natural habitat.
"Otter In My Tub" by Zoe Bowers is the true story of an injured and abandoned North American river otter, adopted by her and her husband, when as a young couple in Alaska were afflicted with a wanderlust that coincided with the creation of an interstate highway system that opened up the heretofore isolated communities of that state.
With the fishers' return to the Finger Lakes, we now have five weasel species, with river otter and fisher being the largest, mink in the middle and long- and short-tailed weasels being the smallest.
WHEN A RIVER OTTER ATTACKED KAYAKERS ON THE BRADEN RIVER IN EARLY MARCH, the news made national headlines.
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.
(1993) The Neotropical River Otter Lutra longicaudis in Ibera Lagoon, Argentina.
Interestingly, 2 wk after our observations we received a photograph of a River Otter (Lontra canadensis pacifica) carrying the carcass of a surf scoter along this same stretch of beach.
A major search was launched with police, firefighters and volunteers scouring nearby woodlands, paths and the River Otter.