North American river otters are perfectly adapted to life in the water! Their webbed feet and powerful tails act as rudders when navigating streams and lakes.
Lakes, ponds, swamps and rivers
Height: 2-4 ft
Fish, frogs, crabs and other invertebrates
Alligators, coyotes and birds of prey
Strong swimming ability
2-month gestation; sexually mature at 2-3 years
8-9 yrs in wild