River Otter – 2/15/13

Observer: Sue Price

Observation Date: 2/15/13

Observation Time: 7:30 a.m.

Observation Location: Bay Road near Wilshire (going from Sharon to Stoughton)

Common Name: River Otter

Scientific Name: Lontra canadensis

Comments: I think it was a river otter. It was very dark with a long fat tail and moved very quickly – don’t think it was a beaver as it had a long thin body.

More Information: Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife