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Biography of a river otter

Lorle Harris

Biography of a river otter

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lutra canadensis -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Otters.

  • About the Edition

    Presents a year in the life of a mother otter and her three cubs, with all its pleasures and pitfalls.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Lorle Harris ; ill. by Ruth Kirschner.
    ContributionsKirschner, Ruth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C25 H38 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717011M
    ISBN 100399611274
    LC Control Number78003606
    OCLC/WorldCa3730167

    Some specimens can be 6 feet long like adult manbut due to small weight they have streamlined sleek look, which is perfectly adapted to the life in the water. ISBN 0 3 It is a great pity that this short book is out of print as it is an excellent summary of the appearance, skeletal anatomy and habits of the Eurasian Otter. After nine or ten months, it is difficult to tell mother from child. Litter size ranges from one to five. Costs under Marine otters occupy the intertidal zone that covers the first — metres roughly — feet of coastal water and about 30 metres feet inland.

    The book is charmingly illustrated by the author. Sharks and killer whales eat sea otters on occasion. This is a very interesting book, with lots of reference material and a large and useful bibliography. ISBN 0 3 It is a great pity that this short book is out of print as it is an excellent summary of the appearance, skeletal anatomy and habits of the Eurasian Otter. Such stations may facilitate communication between individuals. A superb account of the North American River Otter, and what was known of its behaviour, life cycle and distribution at the time, with an excellent bibliography and marvellous photographs.

    My mom didn't believe any of it. Otters raised here have gone all over America to restock wild populations, as well as to zoos and private keepers - Glenn and Jeannie Chambers, of Otter Chaos fame, got their otter ambassadors for Missouri from here. Spent the rest of the afternoon playing tag with them. Videos of the television programmes sometimes appear on Ebay.


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Biography of a river otter by Lorle Harris Download PDF Ebook

I enjoyed this book very much. They live in riparian zones, often in the same areas as beavers. A nice book, upbeat for once, with lots of cute photos and funny incidents - it illustrates the fact that otters are only suitable pets for a certain kind of person.

They feed on crustaceans such as crabs and shrimpas well as mollusks and fish. The book is charmingly illustrated by the author.

North American river otter

Out of print - I found mine on Amazon zShops. It's a good read as well as a reference book - I was blown away by the holts with underground bathrooms and latrines, and by the reed-ball natal holt like a Biography of a river otter book harvest mouse nest!

Otters raised here have gone all over America to restock wild populations, as well as to zoos and private keepers - Glenn and Jeannie Chambers, of Otter Chaos fame, got their otter ambassadors for Missouri from here.

Otter Parenting Males do not help raise young otters. ISBN Another account of the status and natural history of the otter in Britain around five years after legal protection and the cessation of otter hunting. It makes its home in a burrow near the water's edge, and can thrive in river, lake, swamp, or estuary ecosystems.

The famous classic which needs no introduction to otter-lovers. Anyone serious about otters ought to have a copy of this book.

Giant otter Facts

But they were too fast, swirling around, between, and through their legs. Their long, agile bodies enable them to quickly twistturn, roll and dive, and they are frequently seen sliding Biography of a river otter book burrowing in the mud or snow.

Tragic and moving, funny, gentle and vivid, this book is justly famous. Sea otters eat shellfish Biography of a river otter book other invertebrates especially clamsabaloneand sea urchins. The UK Biodiversity Action Plan envisages the re-establishment of otters by in all the UK rivers and coastal areas they inhabited in This is probably the best book for someone new to otters to buy, to cover all the basics in a very accessible manner.

The book contains excellent accounts of how to watch for otters, and anecdotes from magazines of the nineteenth century about tame otters. ISBN 0 2. Recent research, however, indicates that otters prefer slower moving, easier to catch fish, such as suckers and catfish found along river bottoms, and pose no threat to game fish.

This is a very interesting book, with lots of reference material and a large and useful bibliography. I settled myself in for another long afternoon in a boring grownups house. In Japanese folklore, they fool humans in the same way as foxes kitsune and tanuki. The male otter is generally chased away until the young are weaned and old enough to leave the riverbank, at which time they may return and help raise the pups.

They received the tame otter Turvy, from Ernest Neal and introduced him to swimming, and also received the second Topsy for the same reason. Fur colour is various shades of brown with lighter underparts.

To rest, otters seek refuge in underground holes, rock crevices, beaver lodges, cavities in root systems, or simply dense vegetation along the shoreline. It often appears on Ebay.

Unlike most marine mammals such as seals or whalessea otters do not have a layer of insulating blubber. Although once near extinction, they have begun to spread again, from remnant populations in California and Alaska.Another great book about otters is Ring of Bright Water, written by Gavin Maxwell (), a Scottish aristocrat, explorer, naturalist and author of a dozen magicechomusic.com Ring of Bright Water, which Maxwell wrote inhe describes how, inhe brought a smooth-coated otter back from a visit to Iraq and raised it in “Camusfearna”, a remote cove on the west coast of Scotland.

Jun 14,  · River cruises along the Amazon River are an excellent way to get up close and personal with the wildlife in the jungle and offer good chances of seeing one of these otters.

You’ll also get to explore one of the most beautiful places on earth while you’re there – win-win. A Ticuna legend has it that the giant otter exchanged places with the jaguar: the story says jaguar formerly lived in the water and the giant otter came to the land only to eat.

The indigenous Kichwa peoples from Amazonian Peru believed in a world of water where Yaku runa reigned as mother of the water and was charged with caring for fish and magicechomusic.com: Mammalia.Sep 17,  · Pdf novel tracing the life story of Samaki, a Spotted-Necked Otter, in Tanzania.

An Otter's Story

it is based on the author's pdf research - he studied these otters in the wild, and kept them in captivity as Curator of Mammals at New York and Chicago, and was a friend of Dorothy Wisbeski and Okee the Otter. The book tells of the trials of a young otter's life in.The American river otter once inhabited waterways throughout the United States.

Over time, a combination of the fur trade and habitat destruction have caused the otter's numbers to decline.Oct 25,  · Giant river otter cubs are born ebook covered with fur; indeed, the species is one of the only carnivores with a fur-covered nose, according to the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

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