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Otter takes to tree after family squabbles

Edited as of Sun 24 Jul 2011 - 22:15
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A four-year-old otter named Mo from Slimbridge Wetland Centre in Gloucestershire has started to climb trees. Mammal Manager John Crooks believes the behaviour may be a reaction to overcrowding from her younger sisters and seven-year-old mother Flo.

Mo began climbing at Christmas, and has ventured progressively higher over the past month. While the activity is not completely unheard of among otters, it has not been seen before at Slimbridge. [story tip: Kenoscope]


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Otters in our trees? What next, deep-sea squirrels? Space spiders? Moon manatees? OK I'll stop...

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