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Otters are mammals that lead a solitary lifestyle. Sometimes otters are called lutra canadensis, this is a scientific name for the animal. It comes from the genus of the mammal - lutra. 11km/h (7mph) - the speed with which cats can run. The mammals usually live for 15-25 years. Otters weight about 5-15kg (10-30lbs). 76-91cm (30-36in) is a size of a otter.

Facts about otters
NameOtter
ClassMammalia
GenusLutra
Skin TypeFur
Main PreyFish, crabs, frogs
Life Span15-25 years
HabitatRiver banks, lakes and streams
KingdomAnimalia
DietCarnivore
Size76-91cm (30-36in)
Conservation StatusThreatened
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameLutra canadensis
Weight5-15kg (10-30lbs)
Top Speed11km/h (7mph)
OrderCarnivora
ColourBrown, tan, white
LifestyleSolitary
TypeMammal
FamilyMustelidae
PredatorsBirds, fox, wolves
Average Litter Size3
Image Details
Description Marine pictures. United States Marine Corps - Marine Corps Wallpaper (13058697 ...
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