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River otters: Hardest-working clowns in the water

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on Sept. 13, 2013, 1:17 p.m.
river otter family breakfast

Photo: Jaymi Heimbuch

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Breakfast time

Bonded social groups of river otters will hunt together, such as this group of three that are catching and feeding on small fish and crustaceans for breakfast. The river otters also use the same dens and resting sites, and will even leave scat in the same location.