Is carnivorous mammal of the family Mustelidae , they can be between 1 and 1.4 m . and weigh between 5 and 12 kg . , in their wild habitat and can live 10 years in captivity their life expectancy reaches 15 years . Their geographical distribution is North Africa , Europe and Asia, and can live in many different places such as: lakes, rivers , swamps . If we find otters in rivers and other symptoms of the purity of the water as it degrades when begin to change to other waters are clean. In Asia they use to catch fish , is unusual but it is a very practical on there.

The males are a larger than females, with the zeal which can last you all year , when they are in heat become more reckless acquiring more diurnal . Normal are crepuscular and nocturnal habits , hunting at sunset and spend the day sleeping. Each otter territory has its own individual game, being always greater than the male and female . Otters hunt surprising their prey from below, from a dead angle to the dam so they are easier. Their fur is brown , except the neck and belly is lighter , it is also very dense and insulating the water as it is an aquatic mammal.



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