Monday, April 18, 2011

O is for Otter

O is for Otter. They are semi-aquatic mammals, whose subfamily Lutrinae forms part of the family Mustelidae, which includes weasels,polecats,badgers and wolverines. The mostly feed on fish and shellfish, but also other invertebrates, amphibians, birds and small mammals.







8 comments:

  1. There are sea otters along a stretch of coastline I backpack (here in the Northwestern corner of the United States) and I love sitting on the shore and watching them play in the surf.

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  2. Otters are very cute and very good swimmers. I love visiting the aquarium just to see them.
    nutschell
    www.thewritingnut.com

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  3. Hey Nurugi ~~ I'm stopping by from the A~Z Challenge ! I don't know much about otters - they look really adorable ... Are seals part of the same family ?

    ~MICHELLE~
    http://writer-in-transit.co.za/category/other/rambles-rants-and-raves/

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  4. I love these photos! The otters are completely adorable, love them.

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  5. Jeffrey..well, i admire you!I only get to see them when i visit our coast - Mombasa although they are not that many.

    Nutschell..They are very very cute!

    Michelle..They are both semi-acquatic but not from the same family but i will research more on the seal..maybe they may even be my them for s!:):)

    Julie..Thank you so much!

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  6. Aww, these guys are so adorable! Great pictures.

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  7. My ABSOLUTE favorite animal. I love you blog page.

    Lisa
    InspiredbyLisa

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