North American River Otter
Did you know?
River otters can swim 7 to 8 miles per hour and can stay underwater for 3 to 6 minutes!
Chris & Mary Fette, Edward Hobart & Deborah Tonkin, Times Publishing Company
Rivers and lakes in North America
30-40 inches long plus tail
Approximately 15 years
fish, frogs, crayfish, birds, eggs and mice.
1-5 cubs after a 3 month gestation
disease, water pollution, trapping, habitat destruction