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6 edition of River otters found in the catalog.

River otters

by Lynn M. Stone

  • 148 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Rourke Press in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Lutra canadensis -- North America -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Otters.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementLynn M. Stone.
      SeriesWild animals of the woods
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.C25 S75 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1120434M
      ISBN 101571030964
      LC Control Number94046895
      OCLC/WorldCa31782745

      Jan 06,  · Like the other mustelids, river otters have long slender bodies with short legs. That physique lends itself to a kind of slinky-like locomotion on land, and you can see a brief clip of it here. The semi-aquatic river otter spends about 75% of its time on land and 25% in the water. Northern River Otters (Lontra canadensis) diving off a ice shelf to go fishing, Seward. Alaska. Northern River Otters (Lontra canadensis) returning to the ice shelf with a silver salmon, Seward. Alaska. Northern River Otters (Lontra canadensis) investigating a silver salmon, Seward. Build a Book.

      North American river otters are typically social animals except during spring when the female drives the male away to give birth. Females will utilize a den in a mud bank or fallen tree trunk near the water for a nest location. Otters breed in late winter or early spring, and have delayed implantation of months. River otters can hold their breath for up to 8 minutes while under water. River otters spend two-thirds of the time on land. Otters always wash themselves after every meal. The otter is the largest member of the weasel family. River otters can dive to a depth of 60 feet. Baby otters are called pups. River Otters. More information: Northern.

      This book is a lively description of the habits and habitats of otters. From the smaller river otter to the larger sea otter, these intelligent and playful animals are fascinating to read and learn about. In Virginia, river otters inhabit a variety of habitats along rivers, lakes, streams, marshes and coastal shorelines. Otters are mostly active at night, or at dawn or dusk, but can be out and about during the day as well, especially in colder months. River otters range from lbs, with males larger than females.


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Jan 19,  · My Little Book of River Otters (My Little Book Series) [Hope Irvin Marston, Maria Magdalena Brown] on neilsolomonhowe.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is a delightful story about a new family of river otters. From the first sleepy moments of the baby otters' life to their playful adventures learning how to swim5/5(3).

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.

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Diet. River otters eat a variety of aquatic wildlife, such as fish, crayfish, crabs, frogs, birds’ eggs, birds and reptiles such as turtles. They have also been known to eat aquatic plants and to prey on other small mammals, such as muskrats or neilsolomonhowe.com have a very high metabolism, so they need to eat frequently.

What Do River Otters Eat | River Otter Facts. River otters primarily feed on fish with the size ranges from 2 – River otters book cm ( – 20 inches) which is really necessary since fish is a great source for gaining calories. These include game fishes, bass (Centrarchidae) suckers (Catostomidae), and neilsolomonhowe.com: Waleed Khalid.

Sep 13,  · One of the best children's picture books about otters, this exquisite story is illustrated with dreamily beautiful dusk and dawn depictions of the North Devon landscape and the winding river Author: Miriam Darlington. 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 river, lake, swamp, or estuary ecosystems. 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/5. Tarka the Otter: His Joyful Water-Life and Death in the Country of the Two Rivers is a highly influential novel by Henry Williamson, first published in by G.P. Putnam's Sons with an introduction by the Hon.

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The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis), 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 North American river otter Family: Mustelidae.

otters. In the wild, an otter’s lifespan is less than 15 years. Otters in captivity might live for 25 years. Habitat Otters range throughout most of North America, north of Mexico. In Pennsylvania, otters occur in every major river system and are absent only in watersheds with significant water-quality problems.

Clean water supporting fish and. The paid Otter Swim Encounters were established as a means of financially supporting animal care, our mission of providing solace in times of misfortune to qualifying children in need, and supporting qualified conservation projects around the world.

River Otters / Red Fox book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Colorful Informative book on the habits, habitat, characteris /5. The 11 species often referred to as river otters are found throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in freshwater ecosystems that sustain an abundance of prey such as fish, crayfish, crabs, mussels, and neilsolomonhowe.com river otters are opportunistic, feeding on whatever is most easily obtained.

Diet often varies seasonally or locally, depending on which prey is available. Jan 20,  · North American River Otters spend much of their time foraging. They often have a circuit they travel along rivers and lakes which takes them up to a week or more to complete.

In between bodies of water, they travel overland on well-used paths, often. River otters are just one species of the 13 species of otters found throughout the world, and they live to be about 8 years old in the wild.

Some river otters in captivity have lived more than 1. The river otter is a member of the weasel family and can weigh between 5 and 14 kg.

River otters have short, flat heads with small ears. They have short stocky legs and long bodies with long, pointed tails. River otters will live and hunt in fresh water lakes and rivers as well as on marine coastlines of salt water oceans.

About the 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. A group of river otters is on the lookout for a new home, and they aren&#;t about to start from scratch.

These critters often crawl their way into the abandoned burrows of their riverside neighbors. Swim along with river otters as they paddle their way through the freshwaters of North America Brand: Bellwether Media. Dec 14,  · Once considered extinct in Nebraska, the North American River Otter is now thriving.

"In River Otters, young readers will learn about the life of a river otter. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover how river otters live in water and on land.

A labeled diagram helps readers identify a river otter's .Get this from a library! River otters. [Jen Green] -- Presents an introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior and habitats of river otters.Mar 15,  · Grab the tissues! Get ready to experience a "love like no otter" in the latest episode from Aquarium Love Stories, our new Facebook Show.

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