River Otter Photo Gallery
Photos by Kim A. Cabrera

Otter video links located at bottom of page.
All photos were taken along the south fork Eel River near Redway, California
These are wild otters in their natural habitat..
November 18, 2001

Otter floating

This otter popped his head up to take a look around.

Several otters on the riverbank.

four otters on the bank
otter looks at me A curious otter eyes the photographer.
Otters hiding in the brush along the river. otters on the bank

one otter

One otter on the bank.
Same otter poking around on the bank. otter exploring
three otters Otters resting on the bank. The one on the right kept scratching and biting at its back.
Two otters nuzzle each other. two otters
otter in the water A single otter in the river.
Looking upstream. Loch Ness Otter?
otters diving Two otters swimming and diving. Each time they surfaced, they were chewing and swallowing something. I couldn't tell what it was for sure, but likely fish.
All four otters on the bank. They sat up there for a few moments before diving back into the water as a group. Otter synchronized diving! four otters on the bank
two otters in the water Two more otters hunting in the fishin' hole. The one on the right had just surfaced with something in his mouth. In the photo, he is chewing it.
The four otters on the bank head back for the water. four otters
three otters swimming Three otters hunting in the fishin' hole. They spent about five minutes here and I kept snapping photos as I watched them. The hunting must have been good.
One otter slides off the bank as another one watches from the water. an otter slides off the bank int the water
floating otter Otter swimming away from me.
Taking a look around. otter on bank
one otter Checking out the bank.
An otter splashing back into the water. otter sliding into water with a splash
Otters hunting and swimming
Otter Video #1

1.34MB, but worth downloading
Two otters swimming
Otter Video #2

285KB, short video


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