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Otters are mammals that lead a solitary lifestyle. Scientific name of the otter is lutra canadensis. Such a name is based on the genus of the mammal - lutra. 11km/h (7mph) - the speed with which cats can run. 15-25 years is a usual life span for the mammal. The usual weight of lutra canadensis is 5-15kg (10-30lbs). These mammals usually grow up to 76-91cm (30-36in).

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Facts about otters
NameOtter
TypeMammal
PhylumChordata
Skin TypeFur
FamilyMustelidae
PredatorsBirds, fox, wolves
Weight5-15kg (10-30lbs)
ColourBrown, tan, white
KingdomAnimalia
Size76-91cm (30-36in)
Average Litter Size3
DietCarnivore
Main PreyFish, crabs, frogs
Top Speed11km/h (7mph)
HabitatRiver banks, lakes and streams
Life Span15-25 years
LifestyleSolitary
OrderCarnivora
Scientific NameLutra canadensis
ClassMammalia
GenusLutra
Conservation StatusThreatened
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