Adult river otters (Lontra canadensis) playing in the snow beside a Stock Photo: - Alamy - play in adult river otters

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Abstract. Seasonal changes in frequencies of wrestling among 16 adult river otters (Lutra canadensis) in six different captive groups (two groups of four anima.

Seasonal changes in frequencies of wrestling among 16 adult river otters (Lutra otters (Lutra canadensis), a species noted for wrestling and object play even.

For example, river otters reside along streams and waterways in freshwater areas within North In addition to young otters, adult otters regularly engage in play.

Video of wild river otter playing with a stick, and another of otters wrestling. Beckel, A. “Wrestling Play in Adult River Otters, Lutra canadensis.

The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis), also known as the northern river otter or the common otter, is a semiaquatic mammal endemic to the North American continent found in and along its waterways and coasts. An adult North American river otter can weigh between and 14 kg ( . North American river otters are renowned for their sense of play.