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Northern River Otter scat

Lontra canadensis laxatina


Scat spotted during a photowalk through Huntley Meadows Park. According to several professional naturalists, this is Northern River Otter scat as indicated by the abundance of crayfish shells and fish scales in the excrement.


Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource:


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Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.76, Long: -77.10

Spotted on Dec 20, 2013
Submitted on Dec 28, 2013

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