North river otter
Classification of North river otter
Domain-Eukaria: Members are multicellular or single celled, have a nucleus.
Kindom- Animalia: members have multicellular ,have the ability to move at some point at their life.
Philum-Chordata: Bilateral symetry, complete digestive system, and segment muscles.
Subphilum-Vertebrata: movment provided by muscles ,heart with 2-4 chambers ,and share bony elements.
class-Mammalia: about 5000 species in total ! all mammals.
Order-Carnivor: live all around the world, usually normal sized animals.
family-mustelidae: 52 species in total, never found in Australia or Antarctica, short legs
- Weight: most river otters weight about 5-14 kilograms.
- Length: on average is about 35-51 inches.
- Color: river otters can be dark gray ,brown and dark brown.
- Food: the river otter eats the following things: fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles ,and other animals found by or in the water.
- Predadores: river otters are usually eaten by bobcats, coyote, alligators and some big birds.
- Habitats: North river otter can live in cold or warm wether. They live mostly where there is a lot of food for them to eat. River otters make underwater tunnels that leeds to their houses.River otters hate polluted waters. River otters lives in lakes, rivers and ponds.
- Where river otters lives: North river otters live all over Canada and a few places in the north of the United Sates.
- A nice thing about river otters is that they are not agressive at all to any kind of animals and humans.
This is where the North River Otters live
Physical Adaptations Of North River Otter
Behavioral Adaptations of North River Otter
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Lontra canadensis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed March 11, 2015 at http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Lontra_canadensis/