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North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) discovered by Tclenche (#11302)

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Sighting Info

Observed: January 13, 2020 @ 2:45 PM
Posted on: January 16, 2020 @ 2:31 PM (diff: 3 days)
Comments:
I first noticed Otter tracks in the snow all around the waterfront area of Petley. While photographing another subject, the Otter appeared very near to where I was standing. It then ran in between two sheds and around my mother's house, touching the walls in places. I observed it entering the ocean from the beach. It then swam towards my position and commenced diving, i assume it was looking for food.

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