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River Otter

Lontra canadensis

Description:

Family of four River Otters enjoy sunbathing on a dock

Habitat:

Shuswap River, Mara Lake

1 Species ID Suggestions

carlk25
carlk25 9 years ago
River Otter
Lontra canadensis


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9 Comments

Beautiful capture Carl,congrats and thanks for sharing

Lukas Ferrenburg
Lukas Ferrenburg 9 years ago

So cute!

Captain Nature
Captain Nature 9 years ago

Awwww!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Very nice!
Welcome to Project Noah Carl!

MickGrant
MickGrant 9 years ago

Pardon on the previous comment as my Audubon guide has not kept up with a new classification. Lontra it is!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Cats with webbed feet who swim! I love otters. And welcome to Project Noah.

MickGrant
MickGrant 9 years ago

It should be Lutra canadensis I believe (Northern River Otter) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Ameri...

MickGrant
MickGrant 9 years ago

Lovely series!

Palaimon
Palaimon 9 years ago

Nice pictures!!! Thanks for showing!

carlk25
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carlk25

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Jan 10, 2012

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