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North American River Otter

Lontra canadensis


River otters at Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida


In addition to being incredibly smart, otters are also marine mammals, just like dolphins! In fact, what makes them special is that they're the only marine mammals to have fur instead of blubber.

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Peyton Irby
Peyton Irby 6 years ago

Lazy day for the otters :)

BrennaHyatt 7 years ago

One word lots of syllables aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwwww

SarahWhitt 7 years ago

What a cutie!! Doesn't look like he's missed too many clams....hahaha! I have been to the Marine Aquarium in Clearwater....such a wonderful place. Hope to go back someday.

Clearwater, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.97, Long: -82.80

Spotted on Oct 20, 2011
Submitted on Oct 20, 2011

Spotted for mission


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