River Otter – 3/3/14
Observer: Joe Macri
Observation Date: 3/3/14
Observation Time: 5:30 p.m.
Observation Location: High Plain St. approx. 200 yards from intersection with Norwood St.
Common Name: River Otter
Scientific Name: Lontra canadensis
Comments: Just at sunset, I observed a large, sinuous animal crossing the road. I only saw it briefly and in silhouette, but was surprised by the size of it. When looking online I narrowed it down to River Otter or Fisher Cat. I’m 99% sure it was a River Otter, though.
More Information: National Geographic