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River otters' main source of food is fish, but otters are opportunists by nature and will eat a wide variety of foods. With the ability to smell concentrations of fish and their hi...

About River Otters
River otters (lontra canadensis) are semi-aquatic, freshwater mammals. They use sounds, posturing and scents to communicate to other otters: males live individually, while females and their pups live together in groups. River otters are an important part... More »
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North American river otter


The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis), also known as the northern river otter or the common otter, is a semiaquatic mammal endemic to the North ...

North American River Otter - National Geographic


Learn all you wanted to know about North American river otters with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

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Basic Facts About North American River Otters - Defenders of Wildlife


Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts about North American river otters.

River Otters - Living with Wildlife | Washington Department of Fish ...


River otters (Lutra canadensis, Fig. 1) have long, streamlined bodies, short legs, webbed toes, and long, tapered tails—all adaptations for their mostly aquatic ...

North American River Otter - National Wildlife Federation


Learn about the biology, behavior, range and conservation of the North American river otter.

ADW: Lontra canadensis: INFORMATION


North American river otters occur throughout Canada and the United States, except for areas of southern California, New Mexico, and Texas, and the Mohave  ...

Lontra canadensis (North American Otter, North American River ...


Taxonomic Notes: River otters from North and South America were recognized as distinct from their European river otters by Van Zyll de Jong (1987). However ...

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Q: How to Care for a River Otter.
A: It is amazing that river otters can survive in captivity for approximately twenty five years and only fifteen years in the wild. These fury creatures are hunted... Read More »
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Q: What are river otters habitats?
A: river otters live in lakes, ponds, rivers, creeks and most wet places. Thanks for asking now you got a answer have fun studying river otters my favorite animal. Read More »
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Q: What eats river otters?
A: sharks. Read More »
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Q: How big is an river otter.
A: There are a number of different types of otter: Northern river otter. can grow to one metre (3 to 4 ft) in length and weigh from five to fifteen kilograms (10 t... Read More »
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Q: How are river otters helpful.
A: they eat a lot of sea urchins which eat seaweed. so few otters more urchins. when there are a lot of urchins they can easy destroy the underwater kelp forest: a... Read More »
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