Otters in Yellowstone

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If you’re planning a trip to Yellowstone, a great place to see North American river otters–and otter activity–is at Trout Lake in the Lamar Valley.

Cutthroat trout move from the small lake to a tiny tributary stream in large numbers–in itself an interesting thing to see for naturalists. The otters hunt at the mouth of the stream, and can be seen tearing apart trout from a short distance away.

Read more about otter spotting in the Rockies. —Matt Miller

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