river otter

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sociable aquatic animal widely distributed along streams and lake borders in North America

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Through my research - and that of many others throughout the country - good river otter habitat is often equated to be a consequence of beaver activity.
It is unknown whether the STEC detected in coyote and river otter scat represents carriage or transitory colonization within these animals.
River otters spend about two-thirds of their time on land.
Effects of prey size on scat analysis to determine river otter (Lontra canadensis) diet.
In just a short stroll along the River Otter at the site where the wild beavers were re-released after testing for disease last year, wildlife abounds and kingfishers, swallows, little egrets and pied wagtails are among the species that can be seen.
The male and female beavers were set free on the River Otter as part of a five-year trial designed to monitor the impact of Eurasian beavers - a species which was hunted to extinction by people hundreds of years ago in the UK - on the surrounding landscape, wildlife and economy.
ABSTRACT--North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) predation on salmon is of concern in the Lake Ozette watershed due to potential impacts on ESA listed Lake Ozette Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka).
Feeding of the Neotropical river otter (Lontra longicaudis) in the coastal region of the Rio Grande do Sul State, Southern Brazil.
Natural England, the Government agency responsible, has decreed that the beavers living on the ironically named river Otter in Devon can stay.
Tanyongkul and some Sea World animal trainers recently held a press conference in Culver City, showing samples of the offerings including the dragon dance, a welltrained river otter, among others.
The final pages recount all the tracks and numbers in sequence for further learning reinforcement, while additional Animal Facts are featured in the final pages for featured species, including caribou, grizzly bear, horse, moose, raccoon, rhinoceros, river otter, sanderling, tapir, white-nosed coatimundi, wolf, and an wolverine.
My journey with the Rainforest Alliance took me deep into the heart of the Amazon Basin in search of the endangered giant web–footed river otter, which can grow up to 6ft long, and on a road to discover why this pristine corner of the world needs to be protected.