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The River Otter (Lutra canadensis) is usually between 40-54 inches long, 10-30 pounds. They have a sleek, cylindrical body; small head; tail nearly one third of the body and tapers to a point; feet webbed; claws short; fur is dark dense brown. Ears and nostrils close when underwater;
whiskers aid in locating prey.
The Otter is the most aquatic member of weasel family;
generally found near water. They eat crayfish and fish; also frogs, turtles, sometimes young muskrats or...
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