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River Otter

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Controversy in Times of Plenty

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From otterless to otterful, with hearty cheers and heartfelt complaints from every direction.

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Farewell to the Otter Show

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After a long successful series, the show’s sleek stars are retiring from the stage.

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Missouri River Otter Saga

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We went from too few to too many otters in just 20 years.

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News and Events

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"News and Events" for the  January 2011 Missouri Conservationist.

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According to new regulations, trappers will be able to take more otters in many

Otter Appetites

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Shaking off misconceptions about the kinds of foods Missouri's otters eat.

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Otter Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control otter damage on your Missouri property.

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Plants and Animals

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The river otter (Lontra canadensis) is a sleek mammal, equally comfortable on land or in water. Its densely furred body is streamlined from head to tapered tail.

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River Otter

Sounds of an otter in the wild.

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River Otter

Lontra canadensis
The playfulness and amazing agility of these streamlined mammals endear them to humans, but their voracious appetite makes these graceful, powerful swimmers a serious predator for crayfish and other small aquatic organisms.

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