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  • How retired the otter manages to live here!

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  • The Barbary otter is present in the Majerda and in some of the salt lakes.

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  • RUTLAND, a city and the county seat of Rutland county, Vermont, U.S.A., on Otter creek, about 67 m.

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  • FERGUS FALLS, a city and the county-seat of Otter Tail county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Red river, 170 m.

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  • When the otter "vents" or comes to the surface to breathe, his muzzle only appears above water, and when he is viewed or traced by the mud he stirs up, or by air bubbles, the hounds are laid on.

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  • The coati, marten, skunk and otter (Lutra paranensis) are widely distributed.

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  • A considerable native export trade in wood, charcoal, bamboo, medicines, paper umbrellas, oranges, otter skins and tobacco leaf is carried on.

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  • Otter with the water hairs removed, the strongest fur suited for linings, is here taken as the standard.

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  • concolor); three species of the Canidae, the South American wolf (C. jubatus), and two small jackals (C. brasiliensis and C. vetulus); and a few species of the Mustelina including two of the otter, two Galictis and one Mephitis.

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  • The otter is found in some of the rivers, which are also frequented, near their mouths, by turtles.

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  • HONITON, a market town and municipal borough in the Honiton parliamentary division of Devonshire, England, pleasantly situated on rising ground on the left bank of the Otter, 162 m.

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  • In the Virginia Blue Ridge the following are the highest peaks east of New river: Mount Weather (about 1850 ft.), Mary's Rock (3523), Peaks of Otter (4001 and 3875), Stony Man (4031), Hawks Bill (4066).

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  • During the War of 1812 Vermont troops took part in the battles of Chippewa, Lundy's Lane, Lake Erie and Plattsburgh; but the only engagement in the state itself was the defence of Fort Cassin (at the mouth of Otter Creek in the N.W.

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  • Among the animals indigenous to the country are seven species of the cat family, including the puma, the jaguar and the ocelot; the wild dog (Canis Azarae); several representatives of the marten family, including two species of Galictis, two of the otter (Lutra brasiliensis and L.

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  • Of the smaller forbearing animals, the beaver was long ago exterminated, the otter is seen very rarely, and the mink only in the most isolated districts;.

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  • Rabbits and squ'rrels are numerous in nearly all parts of the state; skunks, weasels, muskrats and woodchucks are common; there are some racoons; mink are frequently taken in the Adirondacks; and a few otter remain.

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  • The caribou, moose, antelope, mountain sheep, beaver, otter and mink are scarce.

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  • It stands on a square peninsula flanked by the western and eastern harbours and by the Otter river.

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  • Here are to be found yak, wild asses (kyang), several varieties of deer, musk deer and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops); also wild sheep (the bharal of the Himalaya), Ovis hodgsoni and possibly Ovis poli, together with wild goats, bears (in large numbers in the north-eastern districts), leopards, otter, wolves, wild cats, foxes, marmots, squirrels, monkeys and wild dogs.

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  • The otter, martin and badger may be mentioned among the rarer wild animals, and the weasel, ermine and pole-cat among the more common.

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  • The supply of some of the most valuable, such as sable, silver and natural black fox, sea otter and ermine, which are all taken from animals of a more or less shy nature, does very gradually decrease with persistent hunting and the encroachment of man upon the districts where they live, but the climate of these vast regions is so cold and inhospitable that the probabilities of man ever permanently inhabiting them in numbers sufficient to scare away or exterminate the fur-bearing wild animals is unlikely.

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  • von Otter, who introduced a new bill for the army reorganization, the most important item of which was the increase of the period of training to 365 days.

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  • The prime minister, Admiral von Otter, resigned shortly after the end of the session, and was succeeded by Bostrom, the expremier, who at the request of the king again assumed office.

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  • Otter, RIvER.

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  • Notwithstanding the strong scent of the otter, he often escapes the hounds, and then a cast has to be made.

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  • The porcupine, the squirrel, the civet cat, the ichneumon and the otter are common.

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  • Aside from its origin, the fauna of Mexico includes at least five species of monkey, the jaguar, puma, ocelot (Felis pardalis), wolf, coyote, lynx, badger, otter (Lutra felina), beaver, muskrat, bear, raccoon (Procyon), coati (Nasua), tapir, two species of peccary (Dicotyles torquatus and D.

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  • Aside from its origin, the fauna of Mexico includes at least five species of monkey, the jaguar, puma, ocelot (Felis pardalis), wolf, coyote, lynx, badger, otter (Lutra felina), beaver, muskrat, bear, raccoon (Procyon), coati (Nasua), tapir, two species of peccary (Dicotyles torquatus and D.

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  • The largest and only navigable rivers of Vermont are among those flowing into Lake Champlain: the Missisquoi, the Lamoille, the Winooski and Otter Creek.

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  • The only river with traffic of commercial importance is Otter Creek, flowing northwards into the southern part of Lake Champlain and having a navigable length of 8 m.

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  • The sable has quite disappeared, being found only on the Urals; the beaver may be trapped at a few places in Minsk, and the otter is very rare.

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  • Otter Hound.

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  • This was the first "Hittite" monument discovered in modern times (early 18th century, by the Swede Otter, an emissary of Louis XIV.).

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  • The musk-ox comes in thousands every year to the great northern lakes, while the mink, marten, beaver, otter, ermine and musk-rat are sought by the fur-trader.

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  • The bear, badger, wolverine, polecat, ermine, common weasel, otter, wolf, fox, lynx, mole, hedgehog, common shrew, water-shrew and lesser shrew (Sorex vulgaris, S.

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  • To 1 First described by the Turk, Haj j i Khalifa, in the 37th century; first seen by the Swedish traveller Otter in 1736, and first published in 1840 in Ritter's Erdkunde, iii., after a drawing by Major Fischer, made in 1837.

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  • section of the state was originally a favourite hunting-ground of the Indians, for here in abundance were the moose, caribou, deer, wolf, bear, lynx, otter, beaver, fox, sable, mink, musk-rat, porcupine, wood-chuck, ruffed grouse and pigeon.

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  • In British Columbia the puma or cougar, sometimes called the panther and the American lion, still frequently occurs; and in all parts the common fox and the silver fox, the lynx, beaver, otter, marten, fisher, wolverene, mink, skunk and other fur-bearing animals.

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  • Fairs are also held in Siberia, Russia and Germany for the distribution of fur skins as follows: January: Frankfort-on-theSmall collection of pro Oder vincial produce, such as otter, fox, fitch and marten.

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  • Most of the best river otter comes from Canada and the United States and averages 36 X18 in.

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  • It has fur similar to otter, is of aquatic habits, being web-footed with spurs of a cock and the bill of a duck.

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  • Small quantities of good beaver are dyed in Russia occasionally, and white hairs put in so well that an effect similar to sea otter is obtained.

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  • Nutria also is prepared to represent sealskin, and in its natural colour, after the long hairs are plucked out, it is sold as otter or beaver.

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  • upon the track by which the otter passed to his "couch," which is generally a hole communicating with the river, into which the otter often dives on first hearing the hounds.

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  • Should the otter be transfixed by a spear, the person who threw it goes into the water and raises the game over his head on the spear's point.

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  • Species of mungoose (Herpestes), species of otter, Mustela erminea, and two ferrets, one of them with tortoise-shell marks, tamed by the Afghans to keep down vermin; a marten (M.

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  • Hippopotamus, otter and the wild boar are numerous; a species of wild ox of small size with black horns and very agile is also found.

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  • The sable has quite disappeared, being found only on the Urals; the beaver may be trapped at a few places in Minsk, and the otter is very rare.

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  • The bear, badger, wolverine, polecat, ermine, common weasel, otter, wolf, fox, lynx, mole, hedgehog, common shrew, water-shrew and lesser shrew (Sorex vulgaris, S.

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  • The sea otter, one of the richest and rarest of furs, especially for men's wear, is an exception to this unhairing process, which it does not require, the hair being of the same length as the wool, silky and bright, quite the reverse of the case of other aquatic animals.

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  • Otter, Sea.

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  • Otter, Sea.

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  • The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.

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  • the flying fox; the python, the cobra, and many other varieties of snake, including the hamadryad; the alligator, the otter and the gavial, as well as countless kinds of squirrel, rat, &c., are found throughout the jungles of the peninsula in great numbers.

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  • Pop. of urban district (Igo') 3495 It is pleasantly situated in the rich valley of the small river Otter.

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  • Otter >>

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  • The wool is, however, poor compared to the otter and beaver, and the pelt thin and in no way comparable to them in strength.

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  • Sold as Otter, pulled and dyed..

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  • Otter, with its water hairs removed, the strongest of furs for external use, is, in this table, taken as the standard at too and other furs marked accordingly: The Precious Furs.

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  • Otter with the water hairs, the strongest fur suited for motoring garments, is taken as the standard.

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  • For his life see Memoir by his friend Dr Otter, bishop of Chichester (prefixed to 2nd ed., 1836, of the Principles of Political Economy), and Malthus and his Work, by J.

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  • Northern Ontario is still a valuable fur-bearing and hunting country, moose, caribou, fox, bear, otter, mink and skunk being found in large quantities.

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  • It is to the water what the other weasels are to the land, or martens to the trees, being as essentially aquatic in its habits as the otter, beaver, or musk-rat, and spending perhaps more of its time in the water than it does on land.

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  • Otter hunting, which is less practised now than formerly, begins just as all other hunting is drawing to a close.

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  • the waterside is reached an attempt is made to hit Otter.

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  • grisea), bear (Ursus ornatus), fox, weasel and otter.

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  • COYPU, the native name of a large South American aquatic rodent mammal, known very generally among European residents in the country as nutria (the Spanish word for otter) and scientifically as Myocastor (or Myopotamus) coypu.

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  • From the end of the 18th century the Russian fur traders had settlements here for the capture of the seal and the sea otter and the blue and the Arctic fox.

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  • Under the American regime seal fishing off the Aleutians save by the natives has never been legal, but the depletion of the Pribilof herd, the almost complete extinction of the sea otter, and the rapid decrease of the foxes and other fur animals, have threatened the Aleuts (as the natives are commonly called) with starvation.

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  • in Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean, but are much less common than formerly, as are also the walrus, the sea otter and the fur seal.

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  • The walrus is now found mainly far N.; the sea otter, once fairly common throughout the Aleutian district, is now rarely found even on the remoter islands; the fur seal, whose habitat is the Pribilof Islands in Bering Sea, ha .s been considerably reduced in numbers by pelagic hunting.

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  • The walrus, hunted for its ivory tusks, and the sea otter, rarest and most valuable of Alaskan fur animals, are near extermination; the blue fox is now bred for its pelt on the Aleutians and the southern continental coast; the skins of the black and silver fox are extremely rare, and in general the whole fur industry is discouragingly decadent.

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  • The black bear, wolf, catamount, wolverine, wild cat, fox, beaver, racoon, marten, sable, woodchuck, skunk, otter, mink, rabbit and squirrel are also found.

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  • In the southern and western islands the fauna is restricted mainly to foxes, bats, rats, mice, the sea otter, the penguin and other aquatic birds, and various cetaceans in the surrounding waters.

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  • The fauna originally included buffalo, elk, deer, wolves, bear, lynx, beaver, otter, porcupine and puma, but civilization has driven them all out entirely.

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  • The radial or fan-shaped markings known as Oldhamia were first detected in this series, but are now known from Cambrian beds in otter countries; in default of other satisfactory fossils, the series of Bray and Howth has long been held to be Cambrian.

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  • There are ferries at St Catherine's and Otter, and piers at Tarbert, Ardrishaig, Kilmory, Crarae, Furnace, Inveraray, Strachur and elsewhere.

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  • Before the advent of the white man Nebraska was full of wild mammals, the buffalo, elk, black and white tailed deer, antelope, bears, timber wolves, panthers (pumas), lynx, otter and mink being common.

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  • The substance of this Norse version is as follows: The three Anses - Odin, Loki and Hornir - saw an otter devouring a salmon beside a waterfall.

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  • They killed and skinned the otter and, taking the skin with them, sought shelter for the night with Rodmar the giant.

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  • OTTER (0.

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  • Otter, Dan.

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  • The otter has an elongated, low body, short limbs, short broad feet, with five toes on each, connected together by webs, and all with short, moderately strong, compressed, curved, pointed claws.

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  • As the otter lives almost exclusively on fish, it is rarely met with far from water, and usually frequents the shores of brooks, rivers, lakes and, in some localities, the sea itself.

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  • The otter is found in localities suitable to its habits throughout Great Britain and Ireland, though less abundantly than formerly, for, being destructive to fish, it is rarely allowed to live in peace when its haunts are discovered.

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  • It was formerly the practice to kill the otter with long spears, which the huntsmen carried; now the quarry is picked up and "tailed," or run into by the pack.

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  • The otter ranges throughout the greater part of Europe and Asia; and a closely allied but larger species, L.

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  • The entire length of the animal from nose to end of tail is about 4 ft., so that the body is considerably larger and more massive than that of the English otter.

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  • The wolf, fox, lynx (" wildcat "), otter, mink and beaver have become rare.

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  • The water -loving otter is the only amphibious member of the family and is one of the largest European mustelids.

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  • A strong mellow ruby colored ale, brewed using malt made from Maris Otter barley and the finest English aromatic hops.

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  • The outstanding wildlife interest includes aspen, juniper, capercaillie, red squirrel, crested tit, blood red slave maker ants and otter.

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  • barn owl nest boxes were erected and an otter chamber holt dug.

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  • However nothing has ever matched Maris Otter for the quality of the cask beer it produces.

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  • There are at least 13 wildlife species in the park known to be globally threatened including black caiman, giant otter and ocelot.

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  • championship poker ps2 screenshots world leading otter than its dinners made to order.

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  • The area surrounding the property is Tarka the otter country, the central character made famous in the book of Henry Williamson.

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  • Some are mainly arboreal, others forage on the ground and otter civets are equipped for an aquatic existence.

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  • The Upper Bann contains the NI Priority Species otter and river water crowfoot.

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  • In some cases it may be possible to build an otter culvert into a new road scheme to allow their safe passage.

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  • daily from 9am with undercover displays, the Otter Encounter and a Seashore Discovery Zone.

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  • destruction of habitat is damaging for otter populations.

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  • Velvet is a 4 year old otter rex doe and she has been at Kirkby Pet Welfare since she was very young.

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  • Did you notice him then, secret and shy as an otter, transferring an epithet?

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  • The otter was almost extinct in Norfolk by the early 1980s.

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  • Because Otter stand behind what they believe, they offer an unconditional lifetime guarantee.

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  • The sight raises the heartbeat of the passer-by who momentarily imagines this is an otter.

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  • The road improvement also included a conservation scheme for various species and habitats it incorporates a bat hibernaculum and otter passages.

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  • British Waterways has constructed an otter holt from logs to encourage otters to return to the canal for breeding.

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  • Edit Date: Sunday 18 Jun 2006 Event: building an otter holt.

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  • The basis of site selection for otter is mainly breeding holts or holt complexes, together with the immediate surroundings and cover.

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  • Two barn owl nest boxes were erected and an otter chamber holt dug.

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  • I am also told that if mink hounds should chance upon an otter, they can be called off.

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  • illegal to disturb an otter whether it is in its holt or not.

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  • important for wildlife including otter and greater and lesser horseshoe bats.

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  • They had Otter Ale behind the bar, and a splendid original Wurlitzer jukebox in front.

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  • Of the rivers draining from the plateau, only the Glenarm has records of Priority Species the otter and the river jelly lichen.

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  • mammal ecology: Jane has just completed surveys of the Northern Ireland's otter and Irish hare populations for the Environment and Heritage Service.

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  • mink hounds should chance upon an otter, they can be called off.

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  • I was enjoying the sunset when I spotted an otter floating on its back under the pier, crac.. .

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  • We were also lucky enough to see both the small clawed and Eurasian otter.

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  • The inquisitive, playful otter is one of Britain ' s best known and well loved wild animals.

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  • Completed on site The creation of the giant otter took careful preparation, explained Michelle Cain.

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  • otter holts.

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  • otter spraint at the base of one of the bridges.

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  • otter trawl, taken around 1900 Open A steam winch was used to haul the trawls.

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  • otter cub with its family?

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  • otter sanctuary at Earsham.

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  • otter hunting is now illegal there, too.

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  • Each sea otter was given rations of lobsters costing $ 500 per day.

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  • At the end of the beach the river otter flows into the sea.

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  • HIDDEN WORLDS: INDIA'S otter PARADISE Corbett National Park sits in the foothills of the Himalayas, providing a haven for Indian smooth-coated otters.

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  • playful otter is one of Britain ' s best known and well loved wild animals.

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  • I had gone out one morning with my gun to procure a few fresh ptarmigan, accompanied by Big Otter.

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  • raggle-taggle bunch of pure and cross-bred otter hounds and ex- foxhounds.

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  • Two Dragonflys were issued to every coastal air station, again replacing the Sea Otter in the air-sea rescue role.

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  • Yesterday was Bamburgh beach and Berwick on Tweed, tomorrow the otter sanctuary in the North Pennines.

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  • The otter shrews are also found in West and central Africa.

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  • The two single legs of each back strop are shackled on to the links at each lower corner of the otter doors.

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  • Photograph showing close-up of an otter trawl, taken around 1900 Open A steam winch was used to haul the trawls.

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  • Photograph showing close-up of an otter trawl, taken around 1900 Open A steam winch was used to haul the trawls.

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  • The coati, marten, skunk and otter (Lutra paranensis) are widely distributed.

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  • The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.

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  • the flying fox; the python, the cobra, and many other varieties of snake, including the hamadryad; the alligator, the otter and the gavial, as well as countless kinds of squirrel, rat, &c., are found throughout the jungles of the peninsula in great numbers.

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  • The largest and only navigable rivers of Vermont are among those flowing into Lake Champlain: the Missisquoi, the Lamoille, the Winooski and Otter Creek.

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  • The only river with traffic of commercial importance is Otter Creek, flowing northwards into the southern part of Lake Champlain and having a navigable length of 8 m.

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  • During the War of 1812 Vermont troops took part in the battles of Chippewa, Lundy's Lane, Lake Erie and Plattsburgh; but the only engagement in the state itself was the defence of Fort Cassin (at the mouth of Otter Creek in the N.W.

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  • There remained Prussia, which, now that the Danish apaign of 1864 was otTer, was completing, her preparais for the final struggle with Austria for the hegemony Germany; and Napoleon, who saw in the furthering of marcks plans the surest means of securing his own influence divided Europe, willingly lent his aid in negotiating a PrussoIn the summer of 1865 Bismarckmade formal posals to La Marmora; but the pourparlers were interrupted by conclusion of the convention of Gastein (August 14), to which stria agreed partly under pressure of the Prusso-Italian enlenle.

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  • 21, 22; compound creatures); (14) the hedgehog (pricks grapes upon its quills); (15) the fox (catches birds by simulating death); (16) the panther (spotted skin; enmity to the dragon; sleeps for three days after meals; allures its prey by sweet odour); (17) the sea-tortoise (or aspidochelone; mistaken by sailors for an island); (18) the partridge (hatches eggs of other birds); (19) the vulture (assisted in birth by a stone with loose kernel); (20) the ant-lion (able neither to take the one food nor to digest the other); (21) the weasel (conceives by the mouth and brings forth by the ear); (22) the unicorn (caught only by a virgin); (23) the beaver (gives up its testes when pursued); (24) the hyaena (a hermaphrodite); (25) the otter (enhydris; enters the crocodile's mouth to kill it); (26) the ichneumon (covers itself with mud to kill the dragon; another version of No.

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  • HONITON, a market town and municipal borough in the Honiton parliamentary division of Devonshire, England, pleasantly situated on rising ground on the left bank of the Otter, 162 m.

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  • Pop. of urban district (Igo') 3495 It is pleasantly situated in the rich valley of the small river Otter.

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  • RUTLAND, a city and the county seat of Rutland county, Vermont, U.S.A., on Otter creek, about 67 m.

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  • Otter Hound.

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  • This was the first "Hittite" monument discovered in modern times (early 18th century, by the Swede Otter, an emissary of Louis XIV.).

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  • The musk-ox comes in thousands every year to the great northern lakes, while the mink, marten, beaver, otter, ermine and musk-rat are sought by the fur-trader.

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  • concolor); three species of the Canidae, the South American wolf (C. jubatus), and two small jackals (C. brasiliensis and C. vetulus); and a few species of the Mustelina including two of the otter, two Galictis and one Mephitis.

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  • The otter is found in some of the rivers, which are also frequented, near their mouths, by turtles.

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  • Among the animals indigenous to the country are seven species of the cat family, including the puma, the jaguar and the ocelot; the wild dog (Canis Azarae); several representatives of the marten family, including two species of Galictis, two of the otter (Lutra brasiliensis and L.

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  • To 1 First described by the Turk, Haj j i Khalifa, in the 37th century; first seen by the Swedish traveller Otter in 1736, and first published in 1840 in Ritter's Erdkunde, iii., after a drawing by Major Fischer, made in 1837.

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  • The Barbary otter is present in the Majerda and in some of the salt lakes.

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  • A considerable native export trade in wood, charcoal, bamboo, medicines, paper umbrellas, oranges, otter skins and tobacco leaf is carried on.

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  • Of the smaller forbearing animals, the beaver was long ago exterminated, the otter is seen very rarely, and the mink only in the most isolated districts;.

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  • Rabbits and squ'rrels are numerous in nearly all parts of the state; skunks, weasels, muskrats and woodchucks are common; there are some racoons; mink are frequently taken in the Adirondacks; and a few otter remain.

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  • In the Virginia Blue Ridge the following are the highest peaks east of New river: Mount Weather (about 1850 ft.), Mary's Rock (3523), Peaks of Otter (4001 and 3875), Stony Man (4031), Hawks Bill (4066).

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  • It stands on a square peninsula flanked by the western and eastern harbours and by the Otter river.

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  • section of the state was originally a favourite hunting-ground of the Indians, for here in abundance were the moose, caribou, deer, wolf, bear, lynx, otter, beaver, fox, sable, mink, musk-rat, porcupine, wood-chuck, ruffed grouse and pigeon.

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  • In British Columbia the puma or cougar, sometimes called the panther and the American lion, still frequently occurs; and in all parts the common fox and the silver fox, the lynx, beaver, otter, marten, fisher, wolverene, mink, skunk and other fur-bearing animals.

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  • In the otter the same curious network of bile ducts already recorded in the reptiles is seen (see P. H.

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  • Here are to be found yak, wild asses (kyang), several varieties of deer, musk deer and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops); also wild sheep (the bharal of the Himalaya), Ovis hodgsoni and possibly Ovis poli, together with wild goats, bears (in large numbers in the north-eastern districts), leopards, otter, wolves, wild cats, foxes, marmots, squirrels, monkeys and wild dogs.

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  • The otter, martin and badger may be mentioned among the rarer wild animals, and the weasel, ermine and pole-cat among the more common.

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  • The supply of some of the most valuable, such as sable, silver and natural black fox, sea otter and ermine, which are all taken from animals of a more or less shy nature, does very gradually decrease with persistent hunting and the encroachment of man upon the districts where they live, but the climate of these vast regions is so cold and inhospitable that the probabilities of man ever permanently inhabiting them in numbers sufficient to scare away or exterminate the fur-bearing wild animals is unlikely.

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  • The sea otter, one of the richest and rarest of furs, especially for men's wear, is an exception to this unhairing process, which it does not require, the hair being of the same length as the wool, silky and bright, quite the reverse of the case of other aquatic animals.

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  • Fairs are also held in Siberia, Russia and Germany for the distribution of fur skins as follows: January: Frankfort-on-theSmall collection of pro Oder vincial produce, such as otter, fox, fitch and marten.

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  • Otter, RIvER.

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  • Most of the best river otter comes from Canada and the United States and averages 36 X18 in.

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  • It has fur similar to otter, is of aquatic habits, being web-footed with spurs of a cock and the bill of a duck.

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  • Small quantities of good beaver are dyed in Russia occasionally, and white hairs put in so well that an effect similar to sea otter is obtained.

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  • Nutria also is prepared to represent sealskin, and in its natural colour, after the long hairs are plucked out, it is sold as otter or beaver.

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  • The wool is, however, poor compared to the otter and beaver, and the pelt thin and in no way comparable to them in strength.

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  • Sold as Otter, pulled and dyed..

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  • Otter, with its water hairs removed, the strongest of furs for external use, is, in this table, taken as the standard at too and other furs marked accordingly: The Precious Furs.

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  • Otter with the water hairs removed, the strongest fur suited for linings, is here taken as the standard.

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  • Otter with the water hairs, the strongest fur suited for motoring garments, is taken as the standard.

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  • For his life see Memoir by his friend Dr Otter, bishop of Chichester (prefixed to 2nd ed., 1836, of the Principles of Political Economy), and Malthus and his Work, by J.

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  • Northern Ontario is still a valuable fur-bearing and hunting country, moose, caribou, fox, bear, otter, mink and skunk being found in large quantities.

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  • It is to the water what the other weasels are to the land, or martens to the trees, being as essentially aquatic in its habits as the otter, beaver, or musk-rat, and spending perhaps more of its time in the water than it does on land.

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  • Otter hunting, which is less practised now than formerly, begins just as all other hunting is drawing to a close.

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  • the waterside is reached an attempt is made to hit Otter.

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  • upon the track by which the otter passed to his "couch," which is generally a hole communicating with the river, into which the otter often dives on first hearing the hounds.

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  • When the otter "vents" or comes to the surface to breathe, his muzzle only appears above water, and when he is viewed or traced by the mud he stirs up, or by air bubbles, the hounds are laid on.

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  • Notwithstanding the strong scent of the otter, he often escapes the hounds, and then a cast has to be made.

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  • Should the otter be transfixed by a spear, the person who threw it goes into the water and raises the game over his head on the spear's point.

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  • grisea), bear (Ursus ornatus), fox, weasel and otter.

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  • FERGUS FALLS, a city and the county-seat of Otter Tail county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Red river, 170 m.

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  • Species of mungoose (Herpestes), species of otter, Mustela erminea, and two ferrets, one of them with tortoise-shell marks, tamed by the Afghans to keep down vermin; a marten (M.

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  • Among the Carnivores are the binturong and an otter, both found in the PalawanCalamianes group; two civet cats, which range throughout the archipelago, and a wild cat of small size, which has been found in Palawan, Panay, Negros and Luzon.

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  • Hippopotamus, otter and the wild boar are numerous; a species of wild ox of small size with black horns and very agile is also found.

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  • The porcupine, the squirrel, the civet cat, the ichneumon and the otter are common.

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  • von Otter, who introduced a new bill for the army reorganization, the most important item of which was the increase of the period of training to 365 days.

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  • The prime minister, Admiral von Otter, resigned shortly after the end of the session, and was succeeded by Bostrom, the expremier, who at the request of the king again assumed office.

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  • COYPU, the native name of a large South American aquatic rodent mammal, known very generally among European residents in the country as nutria (the Spanish word for otter) and scientifically as Myocastor (or Myopotamus) coypu.

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  • From the end of the 18th century the Russian fur traders had settlements here for the capture of the seal and the sea otter and the blue and the Arctic fox.

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  • Under the American regime seal fishing off the Aleutians save by the natives has never been legal, but the depletion of the Pribilof herd, the almost complete extinction of the sea otter, and the rapid decrease of the foxes and other fur animals, have threatened the Aleuts (as the natives are commonly called) with starvation.

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  • in Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean, but are much less common than formerly, as are also the walrus, the sea otter and the fur seal.

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  • The walrus is now found mainly far N.; the sea otter, once fairly common throughout the Aleutian district, is now rarely found even on the remoter islands; the fur seal, whose habitat is the Pribilof Islands in Bering Sea, ha .s been considerably reduced in numbers by pelagic hunting.

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  • The walrus, hunted for its ivory tusks, and the sea otter, rarest and most valuable of Alaskan fur animals, are near extermination; the blue fox is now bred for its pelt on the Aleutians and the southern continental coast; the skins of the black and silver fox are extremely rare, and in general the whole fur industry is discouragingly decadent.

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  • The black bear, wolf, catamount, wolverine, wild cat, fox, beaver, racoon, marten, sable, woodchuck, skunk, otter, mink, rabbit and squirrel are also found.

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  • In the southern and western islands the fauna is restricted mainly to foxes, bats, rats, mice, the sea otter, the penguin and other aquatic birds, and various cetaceans in the surrounding waters.

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  • The fauna originally included buffalo, elk, deer, wolves, bear, lynx, beaver, otter, porcupine and puma, but civilization has driven them all out entirely.

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  • The radial or fan-shaped markings known as Oldhamia were first detected in this series, but are now known from Cambrian beds in otter countries; in default of other satisfactory fossils, the series of Bray and Howth has long been held to be Cambrian.

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  • There are ferries at St Catherine's and Otter, and piers at Tarbert, Ardrishaig, Kilmory, Crarae, Furnace, Inveraray, Strachur and elsewhere.

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  • Before the advent of the white man Nebraska was full of wild mammals, the buffalo, elk, black and white tailed deer, antelope, bears, timber wolves, panthers (pumas), lynx, otter and mink being common.

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  • The substance of this Norse version is as follows: The three Anses - Odin, Loki and Hornir - saw an otter devouring a salmon beside a waterfall.

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  • They killed and skinned the otter and, taking the skin with them, sought shelter for the night with Rodmar the giant.

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  • OTTER (0.

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  • The otter has an elongated, low body, short limbs, short broad feet, with five toes on each, connected together by webs, and all with short, moderately strong, compressed, curved, pointed claws.

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  • As the otter lives almost exclusively on fish, it is rarely met with far from water, and usually frequents the shores of brooks, rivers, lakes and, in some localities, the sea itself.

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  • The otter is found in localities suitable to its habits throughout Great Britain and Ireland, though less abundantly than formerly, for, being destructive to fish, it is rarely allowed to live in peace when its haunts are discovered.

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  • It was formerly the practice to kill the otter with long spears, which the huntsmen carried; now the quarry is picked up and "tailed," or run into by the pack.

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  • The otter ranges throughout the greater part of Europe and Asia; and a closely allied but larger species, L.

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  • The entire length of the animal from nose to end of tail is about 4 ft., so that the body is considerably larger and more massive than that of the English otter.

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  • The wolf, fox, lynx (" wildcat "), otter, mink and beaver have become rare.

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  • Their hounds are a raggle-taggle bunch of pure and cross-bred otter hounds and ex- foxhounds.

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  • Two Dragonflys were issued to every coastal air station, again replacing the Sea Otter in the air-sea rescue role.

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  • Yesterday was Bamburgh beach and Berwick on Tweed, tomorrow the otter sanctuary in the North Pennines.

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  • The otter shrews are also found in West and central Africa.

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  • The two single legs of each back strop are shackled on to the links at each lower corner of the otter doors.

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  • You can easily recognize the paw print of the otter by the webbed toes.

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  • She befriends a pair of birds, nurses an otter back to health and helps mend a seagull's leg.

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  • Empire Bluffs is a mile and a half advanced trail, which winds along the dunes and offers spectacular views of the Lake Michigan shoreline; Platte Plains is an easy four and a half mile trail that winds around Otter Lake.

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  • The medium length tail, known as an otter tail, is wide at the base and tapers at the end.

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  • It comes in colors such as terra cotta, blue, rawhide, charcoal, sagebrush, timber, lodge red, otter, deep chestnut.

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  • There are many different projects like sea otter, frog, elephant, polar bear, snake, fox and owl.

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  • Then check out Otter Cam to watch these furry critters play in their pool.

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  • The Otter exhibit was also recently updated and is now home to North American River Otters, who love to put on a show for zoo guests.

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