Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Mustelidae
Genus - Lutra



The otter is a small mammal that lives both in water and on land. There are 13 known species of otter that inhabit areas all around the world.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Lutra Canadensis
Type - Mammal
Diet - Carnivore
Size - 76-91cm (30-36in)
Weight - 5-15kg (10-30lbs)
Top Speed - 11km/h (7mph)
Life Span - 15-25 years
Lifestyle - Solitary
Conservation Status - Threatened
Colour - Brown, Tan, White
Skin Type - Fur
Favourite Food - Fish
Habitat - River banks, lakes and streams
Average Clutch Size - 3
Main Prey - Fish, Crabs, Frogs
Predators - Birds, Fox, Wolves
Distinctive Features - Long streamline body and broad, flat tail

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