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Northern River Otter

Lontra canadensis laxatina

Description:

About 5 foot long. Tapered tail. Top (head to tail) was dark. Cheek and underside was lighter.

Habitat:

on fresh water lake

Notes:

Spotted at 10:15 AM. Observed on this lake before. Swam on and under lake, amongst cormorants. Watched for 30-40 minutes. Did not leave water to walk on land.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 7 years ago
Northern river otter
Lontra canadensis laxatina Species Information: northern river otter (Lontra canadensis laxatina)
Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago
North American River Otter
Lontra canadensis North American river otter


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2 Comments

LauraLOVESbirds
LauraLOVESbirds 7 years ago

Thanks to all of you!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

It's just so adorable! Nice series!

LauraLOVESbirds
Spotted by
LauraLOVESbirds

Chesapeake, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jan 12, 2013
Submitted on Jan 12, 2013

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