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River otter

River otter

scientific name, Lontra [i.e. Lutra] canadensis

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Published by Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife in [Columbus] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North American river otter -- Ohio

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOhio Division of Wildlife
    SeriesLife history notes, Publication -- 384 (R803), Publication (Ohio. Division of Wildlife) -- 384
    ContributionsOhio. Division of Wildlife
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15403419M

    River Otter The river otter, Lontra canadensis, is the most elusive aquatic mammal in Pennsylvania. It belongs to the mustelid or weasel family. Otters are extremely curious and playful and often slide on ice or snow, shoot down slick muddy banks into creeks, play with food, sticks and stones, and wrestle each Size: KB.   River Otter Brown-out. River Otters have latrines on land where they come to defecate, urinate and roll around, all in the same area. This area is used over and over and is referred to as roll or brown-out. The latter name is derived from the fact that much of the vegetation dies as a result of the urine and acid build-up.

    - Explore koontzwilliams's board "River Otter References" on Pinterest. See more ideas about River otter, Otters and River pins. Otter River State Forest is a popular camping and day-use facility in a beautiful area of north central Massachusetts. Its developed facilities are centered on Beaman Pond and include ball field, basketball court, volleyball court and picnic areas.

      The Amazon River Otter is truly a wonder to behold. It carves through the water with such ease, despite its colossal size, that it is a pleasure to sit and admire. Of course, the real challenge is finding one in the first place, which is becoming increasingly hard due to its endangered species status.   Growing up otter: How the Denver Aquarium rescued a river otter from a gas station in Florida - Duration: The Denver Post 2, views.


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River otter Download PDF EPUB FB2

We actually purchased this book from our local aquarium. They have three real river otters and my son loves them. This is a great book for younger children to learn a little about otters and their personalities. My son loves the pictures and it tells a cute story about the cycle of seasons that otters experience.5/5(3).

Following the title page is a "Vocabulary Tree" that diagrams important words found in the book. The text clearly narrates and explores each accompanying photograph. The words are large and bold and presented on clean backgrounds. After a busy day swimming, eating, and running about, the otter settles down to sleep/5(20).

The river's source is north of Otterford, where a stream feeds the Otterhead Lakes and then through Churchstanton before entering Devon. The river flows through a predominantly rural area, with small cattle, sheep and dairy farms. The largest town in the Otter Valley is m and leisure play important roles in the economy.

For much of its length, the ⁃ location: Blackdown Hills, Somerset, England. A river otter pup chews on a notebook. Photograph: Chris O'Meara/AP River otter book have always used animals to tell their stories, and children often make their first connection with nature through fables Author: Miriam Darlington.

The North American river otter occurs in much of Canada and the United States, except for portions of the Southwest, and in Mexico in the Rio Grande and Colorado River delta areas. They can thrive in any water habitat, such as ponds, marshes, lakes, rivers, and estuaries—in cold, warm, or even high-elevation areas—as long as the habitat.

Little Otter Learns to Swim by Artie Knapp/Book Review, The Children’s Book Review, May 9, River Otter Rebound, by River otter book Grunbaum, Scholastic Math, Ma Elusive River Otter Spotted in Berkeley’s Aquatic Park by Alix Martichoux,Janu 4,3 stars River Otter is a sequel to Cut Hand and I strongly recommend to start with the first book to get the full impact of River Otter that started where the first book ended without any break in the story.

The author made the connection between the both books seamlessly. I wouldn't consider River Otter as a MM romance, it is in the first place a historical fiction but not without/5. The playful North American river otter is equally at home in the water and on land.

It makes its home in a burrow near the water's edge, and can thrive in. The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis), also known as the northern river otter or common otter, is a semiaquatic mammal endemic to the North American continent found in and along its waterways and coasts.

An adult North American river otter can weigh between and 14 kg ( and lb). The river otter is protected and insulated by a thick, water-repellent Family: Mustelidae. River Otters introduces students to some amazingly athletic creatures. The text describes the physical appearance and habits of river otters.

Detailed photographs enhance the information provided by the text. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify the main idea and details as well as how to locate the simple subject. The river otter's diet primarily consisted of crustaceans; however, rainfall and wetland subsystems influenced the frequency of fish and especially amphibians in the spraints collected.

Giant Otter This South American otter is the world's largest, at some 6 feet long. It lives only in the rivers and creeks of the Amazon, Orinoco, and La Plata river systems.

Otter, Goleta, California. likes 4, talking about this. /5(). River Otter Facts. The weight of a North American river otter measures around 5 – 14 kg (11 – 31 lb). It is recognized by its powerful neck and elongated body. The adult male weighs around kg (25 lb); while the female weighs up to kg (18 lb).

River otter reaches a length of about 66 – cm (26 – 42 inches). The giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), also known as the giant Brazilian otter and giant otter, is the largest river otter species in the world. At 6 feet long, this species is twice the length of other otter species.

Native to South America, giant river otters are. We checked out the book with CD. The sound effects are peaceful. Amazon Book Description: Children can join River Otter as she nurses her newborn cubs and eventually teaches them how to swim.

Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, River Otter at Autumn Lane is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations/5. Watch our river otter frolic in his habitat. Our otter cam is available days a year during daylight hours.

IUCN/SSC Otter Specialist Group Leading global otter conservation since The Otter Specialist Group (OSG) is part of the Species Survival Commission (SSC) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

The aims of the Group, as set out by IUCN, are to: 1. Provide leadership for the conservation of all otter species (Lutrinae). River otters live in freshwater and coastal marine habitats such as rivers, marshes and lakes all over the United States. In the wild, river otters live up to eight or nine years.

Since they are semiaquatic mammals, river otters spend time both on land and in water. To function in a dual environment, river otters have. In this endearing picture book, a baby river otter learns to swim, dive, and play in her natural habitat.

From children’s author Artie Knapp and wildlife artist Guy Hobbs, Little Otter Learns to Swim is an entertaining and colorful tale for ages four and up. The book includes fun facts and information from the River Otter Ecology Project.

The Lottering River, nice for swimming, beautiful beach. A normal day on the Otter trail, with some ups and downs. Two river crossings; Elandsbos river, the river is quite wide we crossed it 1 hour after the high tide in knee-deep water, the bottom is sandy.

After the river a steep up and later down to the Lottering river.otter. 15K likes. The Unheard Ramblings Of A Modern Day Domestic Otter Followers: 16K.Meet the relatives --River otter country --Water lovers --Follow the leader --Diving champion --Made for water living --Keeping the water out --Land sprinter --Big appetite --Dainty eater --A cozy home --Life under the ice --River otter talk --Fun and games --Family antics --Mating time --River otter birthday --Life in the den and out.