Temperate Rainforest Facts

North American River Otter Facts

Otter on back legs
North American River Otter

Introduction - River Otter

One of the many interesting animals of the temperate rainforest is the North American River Otter. This semiaquatic mammal is also called Northern River Otter or Common Otter and it is as comfortable on land as it is in the water. Below you will find a list of facts and information about this amazing species including what adaptations have helped it survive. This information is wrirtten for both kids and adults.

Basic Facts about the North American River Otter

North American River Otter Characteristics