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Giant River Otters Together

Giant River Otters Together

Each Giant River Otter has a unique and distinctive cream colored patch at it's throat. When they meet they stretch up their heads and necks, a behavior called "periscoping". For the otters it is a way for them to identify individuals. Their gorgeous chocolate colored fur coat is so thick that water cannot penetrate it.

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From Overview Pantanal and Atlantic Rainforest Gallery