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Otters on road to recovery in Andalusia

— 7 Mar 2011 17:04 | Biology

Improved environmental conditions have enabled the otter (Lutra lutra) to spread in Andalusia over the past 20 years. However, the recovery of populations of this mammal has been 'relatively'…

NOAA, USFWS study finds potential disease threats to Washington sea otters

— 7 May 2009 10:26 | Environment

Many of Washington State's sea otters are exposed to the same pathogens responsible for causing disease in marine mammal populations in other parts of the country, according to a study…

Food choices and location influence California sea otter exposure to disease

— 22 Jan 2009 14:40 | Biology

Sea otters living along the central California coast risk higher exposure to disease-causing parasites as a consequence of the food they eat and where they feed…

Shift in bald eagle diet linked to sea otter decline

— 9 Oct 2008 11:08 | Environment

A newly published study has found that the decline of sea otters along Alaska's Aleutian Islands has forced a change in the diet of a terrestrial predator - the bald eagle. The study…

World's only captive hairy-nosed otter gets new home

— 19 Jun 2008 15:02 | Environment

The world's only known hairy-nosed otter in captivity, one of the rarest and little known of otter species, got a new home and a Buddhist blessing. Dara, a frisky young male rescued…

Otters reveal their identity - tell-tale deposits help nature protection

— 9 Jun 2008 12:32 | Biology

Researchers of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research have developed two new methods, in order to be able to better estimate the numbers of European otters (Lutra lutra) and…

Sea otter study reveals striking variability in diets and feeding strategies

— 15 Jan 2008 05:04 | Biology

Ecologists have long observed that when food becomes scarce, animal populations exploit a wider range of food sources. So scientists studying southern sea otters at different sites…

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