By: Sharon Aron Baron
It’s a rare sight in the Woodlands, but when you see these elusive river otters, well then, you just have to film them.
Resident Dolly Holland did just that and caught these two frolicking near the canal in Section 4.
According to Florida Fish and Wildlife, river otters are found throughout Florida except the Keys. They usually prefer fresh water and can be found in rivers, creeks, lakes, ponds, and swamps. Otters live in burrows on the bank of the water body, often under tree roots. They may dig their own burrow or remodel a beaver’s burrow. They are mostly nocturnal and feed on crayfish and fish. They are social animals, and groups usually consist of a female and her juvenile offspring.
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