Otter

Otter
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Subfamily
  Otter

 
Status
  Varies by species
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sun Aug 23 20:12:36 2015
Image Credit
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Otter_in_Southwold.jpg
Image Comment
  Picture of European Otter
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Otter Facts & Trivia for kids

  • There are 13 existing species of Otters.
  • Otters are carnivores that feed on fish, shellfish, invertebrates, amphibians, birds and small mammals.
  • Otters are closely related to weasels, polecats, badgers and wolverines.
  • Adult Otters species range in size from 2 feet to 6 feet.
  • Otters are active and playful animals.
  • Otters that live in or near cold waters often have to eat a lot (15%+ of their body weight each day).
  • Otters are fast and agile swimmers.
  • Some Otters can hold their breath for three minutes.
  • Otters often work together to catch fish.

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