River Otter

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Life Cycle. Born in spring underground in dens Has two or three pupsCubs or pups born blindCome out of dens at 3 monthsSwim when three months old Young travel first yearLived to be 23 years old. Habitat/Shelter. North AmericaRivers, streams and lakesDens and home in waterBurrows in riverban

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1. River Otter By: Kimberly Collins November 2007

2. Life Cycle Born in spring underground in dens Has two or three pups Cubs or pups born blind Come out of dens at 3 months Swim when three months old Young travel first year Lived to be 23 years old

3. Habitat/Shelter North America Rivers, streams and lakes Dens and home in water Burrows in riverbanks, rocky ledges Abandoned dens of animals

4. Diet Fish, frogs, crabs, turtles, crayfish, clams, snails Birds, insects Snakes, rodents, rabbits Capture prey with teeth not paws Mother feeds young milk Babies can be prey for owls, foxes and alligators

5. Adaptations Hunt in family groups Chirps, chuckles, screams and squeals Excellent swimmers and divers Torpedo shaped bodies Streamlined tails Webbed feet Long body, small ears Dark brown fur, short

6. Fun & Unusual Facts Don’t hunt otters for valuable fur Dive and play Q tttttaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaQ tttttaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

7. Works Cited River Otter by Stone NatureWorks http://nbptv.org World book 2004

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