What Does an Otter Look like?


An otter has a small, round head, ears with flaps, closed nostrils and small eyes. It is about 1.2 metres long and has a 30 centimetre tail, with a weight of about 29 kilograms. An otter has very thick fur that has long hair, and its front paws are shaped like a mitten. The hind paws are usually webbed, to enable the otter swim faster.
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they have dark brown fur and a lond body with webbed feet.
River otter have long streamlined bodies and short, powerful legs with webbed feet.
Most other mustelids superficially look similar to otters. Weasels, martens, stoats, ferrets etc.
The otter is a cylinder-shaped animal. The otter's neck is nearly the same diameter as its body. Its head is broad and flatten with eyes placed near the top which allows the otter
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Southern River Otter
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Mustelidae Genus: Lontra Species: Lontra provocax
The Southern River Otter is a medium sized otter. It ranges from 1000 mm to 1160 mm in total length. Its tail is 350 to 460 mm long. These otters possess webbed feet with strong claws. Their hair has a velvety texture. The guard hairs range in... More »
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Otters are super cute! They look like a combination of a seal and a prarie dog. Go to your local zoo or aquarium to check out the otters. You can find more information here: http://www.northrup.org/photos/otter/
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