Otter Information Index
- Otter Habitat
Otters are found on every single continent in the world except for Australia and Antarctica. They enjoy the freshwater but they are also known to live in the saltwater of the oceans as well.
- Otter Feeding
Otters eat from 15% to 25% of their body weight each day. They can spend up to five hours each day finding the food that they need in order to survive.
- Otter Reproduction
Otters are ready to reproduce when they are from 3 to 6 years of age. The season for mating depends on the region where they live.
- Otter Anatomy
The anatomy of an Otter is designed to allow it to get around well both on land and in the water.
- Otter Communication
Otters are very chatty, so when you are around a large group of them it can sound chaotic. Yet they tend to be able to identify the sounds that come from those that they identify with.
- Otter Evolution
There is scientific evidence to suggest Otters have been on Earth for the past 30 million years.
- Otter Predators
Otters may look like cuddly creatures but they can also be very defensive when they feel that they are their offspring are in danger.
- Otter Social Structure
The social structure of Otters is one that seems very complex from the outside looking in. Otters are extremely social and it isn’t uncommon to see them playing with each other in the water or on the shore.