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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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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