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Otter

By Kim Walton    
The Otter ( Lutra canadensis )
Another shot from the Cotswold Wildlife Park.
Was this hard to get!!!

I was lucky enough to get to the enclosure as they were fed ,so the otter family was out in force----however seperating a single adult was nigh on impossible,they climbed over each other,under each other like a moving mass.
Normally nocturnal ,and once they had finished eating they went back inside their "home "I was lucky to get this shot.All the others have a tail,paw or other body part not belonging to them in picture.

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Tags: General Otter Cotswold wildlife park Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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28 Jun 2007 10:42AM
Cute!

Alison
28 Jun 2007 11:23AM
I love this animal Smile very cute image, like it a lot!

Noe
uggyy 15 2.1k 9 Scotland
28 Jun 2007 1:25PM
Nice image, yes I know what you mean about hard to get and they tend to move fast well !!!

Ive managed to get some in the wild on one wonderfull night Smile But the time I was at a wildlife centre was harder to take a pic of it lol...

All the Best, Tommy
chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
28 Jun 2007 5:06PM
I like your composition Kim although I would have preferred to see a little more light around his eyes just to add a little sparkle to his face.Beautiful creatures,an animal that I would love to see in the wild.
Janet
Hop-A-Long 14 52 1 England
28 Jun 2007 9:29PM
I love these animals. Great capture of one.
Andy
wyatturp 16 2 England
29 Jun 2007 8:15AM
Not Easy -------so well done

Doug

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