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