Overview Pantanal and Atlantic Rainforest Gallery - cherylpelavinphoto
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Giant River Otter Close to Shore

Giant River Otter Close to Shore

Muddy banks and water hyacinth are probably camouflaging the Giant River Otters' "campsite" den. They burrow into the banks or under logs. The river was about 4-5 feet below the banks so tree roots offered a good camouflage of any "campsites". We did see them scramble up onto the shore where they rolled around in the sand or disappeared into their burrow.

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