River Otter Facts Quiz

About 1/3 of the North American river otter's length comes from its tail.

North American river otters are members of the family Mustelidae, which also includes:

Male river otters tend to be ___________ females.

River otters are not considered to be marine mammals because they are not adapted to live in the ocean.

North American river otters can be found in:

Baby otters, known as otter kits, will typically stay with their mothers for:

River otters can be found all throughout North America.

The river otter's tail:

Vibrassae is the term for a river otter's whiskers.

A North American river otter can hold its breath for:

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