Otter Facts & Trivia
- Lives both in water and on land.
- 13 known species of otter.
- Lives worldwide.
- Four strong webbed feet.
- Five toes on each of their four feet.
- Adult has 32 teeth.
- Will weigh nearly 100 pounds.
- Can dive over 300 feet deep.
- Thickest fur of any mammal.
- Fur is so thick it has as many hairs as one million per square inch.
- They are an endangered species
- Sea otters do not have to leave the water
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Chordata
- Class: Mammalia
- Order: Carnivora
- Family: Mustelidae
- Genus: Lutra
- Saving Otter 501 (2013)
- Survival Tales of the Wild: Sea Otters (2011)
- Cute & Cuddley Critters Tinker the Otther (2002)
- Tarka the Otter (1979)
- Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band (1977)
- Ring of Bright Water (1969)
Famous Otter Songs
- If I Were An Otter (2013)
- Ollie the Otter (2011)
- The Music of Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (2011)
- Flash, From the book The Odyssey of an Otter
- Sweeting, from the book The Demon Breed
- Lottie, from the book Return to the Hundred Acre Woods
- Tarka the Otther, from the 1927 book