Posts Tagged ‘lontra canadensis’

River otter on PC dock

March 31, 2016


We have had a regular visitor in the form of a river otter (Lontra canadensis) at the Pearson College dock. A group of students watched this otter rub its body all over the dock on a sunny Wednesday afternoon.

Thanks to Kohtaro for the photo! See Flickr site for more river otter photos.

River otter found dead under workroom

February 13, 2015


Jeff, our temporary Facilities Maintenance Technician, found the smelly carcass of a river otter next to the base of the faculty workroom yesterday morning and thought of me (which I feel is a real compliment!).P1040323


Pedder Bay sunrise – 27 November 2014

November 27, 2014


Another stunning sunrise – this time with three river otters playing on the Pearson College dock.

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River otters at PC dock

October 19, 2014

On Friday around noon, Malou (PC 41, Greenland) was leaving the floating lab and motioned to me to come see… a group of river otters (Lontra canadensis) catching fish and jumping out on the the dock.





And here is Malou hoping for another glimpse of those rascally otters: