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Dimensions2529 x 1686
Original file size901 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken23-Aug-11 10:06
Date modified24-Aug-11 11:14
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Camera makeFUJIFILM
Camera modelFinePix F10
Focal length18.1 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/105 at f/4.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
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Photo by Tim Dobbins, plaque reads, "North American River Otter - Lutra canadensis

The river otter lives by pounds and lakes thought North America. A powerful swimmer, the otter has the stream-lined body, rudder like tail, and webbed feet. It can diver 55 feet deep and is able to swim 1/4 mile under water, staying submerged for several minutes. They dig their dens in river banks establishing underwater and above-ground entrances.
An otter's diet consists of mainly fish, insect larva, and some small mammals. They give birth to 1-6 pups in the spring.

Fun Fact: River otters are among the most playful animals. They enjoy swimming in pairs and making snow slides on riverbanks in the winter."