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River otter

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Sara read this that i copy from wikipedia
"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 American continent, found in and along its waterways and coasts."
"The river otter, a member of the weasel family, is equally versatile in the water and on land. It establishes a burrow close to the water's edge in river, lake, swamp, coastal shoreline, tidal flat, or estuary ecosystems"

sarahaw1981
sarahaw1981 8 years ago

Did a bit more digging and yes they do inhabit coastal areas, my mistake!

sarahaw1981
sarahaw1981 8 years ago

Correct me if I'm wrong but River Otters are fresh water, not salt water. So please remove from the marine mammals mission!

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Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Dec 15, 2012
Submitted on Dec 17, 2012

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