Lutra lutra
Otter Track

Shows typical mustelid '2-track bound'

a) The 'two' prints can be seen to be four, superimposed two on two.

b) Probable return track

Otter Print Group

Even though the prints have been spoiled by rain and riverboat wakes, they are still identifiable from the combination of characteristics listed below.

SiteRiver Ouse, York
DateDecember 2000
Age of prints2 days ?
Gait2 track bound
Identificationcombination of habitat, gait, and size. The 'starry' splayed toes separate them from dog.
CommentsSorry ! No measurements.