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The North American river otter , 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. An adult river otter can weigh between 5.0 and 14 kg . The river otter is protected and insulated by a thick, water-repellent coat of fur.

The river otter, a member of the subfamily Lutrinae in the weasel family , is equally versatile in the water and on land. It establishes a burrow.. more

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Apr 26, 2015. Captured Apr 19, 2015 16:28 in 73 Winona Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14617, USA.
  • NEX-6
  • f/4.5
  • 1/250s
  • ISO100
  • 55mm