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 Otters Fish are relatively insignificant in their diets. Congo clawless otters probably feed on fairly soft prey items such as small land vertebrates, frogs, and eggs. A sea otter's diet consists mainly of slow-moving fishes and marine invertebrates including crabssea urchins, abalones, clams, mussels, and snails. Interdiction

Unlike most marine mammals (such as seals or whales), sea otters do not have a layer of insulating blubber. As with other species of otter, they rely on a layer of air trapped in their fur, which they keep topped up by blowing into the fur from their mouthsPet Otters. ... From a legal standpoint, owning an otter can be trickier than a skunk, but it is possible. They love water so it is best if youhave a body of water nearby for them to frolic in. You'll also need access to plenty of fishOtters might look soft and cuddly but remain dangerous wild animals. Otters have strong teeth and a powerful bite. So whether you see an otter on land or at sea, be sure to maintain a safe distance of at least 50 yards and never feed sea ottersudescriptions he Asian small-clawed otter is the smallest otter species and the giant otter and sea otter are the largest. They have very soft, insulated underfur, which is protected by an outer layer of long guard hairs. This traps a layer of air which keeps them dry, warm, and somewhat buoyant under water.habitat Although commonly called a "river otter", the North American river otter is found in a wide variety of aquatic habitats, both freshwater and coastal marine, including lakes, rivers, inland wetlands, coastal shorelines, marshes, and estuaries. It can tolerate a great range of temperature and elevations.life cycleThey start eating solid foods shortly after birth, but are dependent on their mothers for up to a year. Pups start diving within two months. LIFE CYCLE: Male sea otters live between 10 and 15 years, while females live slightly longer, from 15 to 20 years.

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