20 Aug '11, 3am

River Otters Bounce Back in England

River Otters Bounce Back in England

RELATED ARTICLES Feds Propose Allowing Threatened Sea Otters Back into Southern California Waters October 6, 2005 12:00 AM Alaska Sea Otters Gain Habitat Protection October 9, 2009 07:47 AM Lawsuit Seeks to Shield Alaska Sea Otter December 26, 2006 12:00 AM In Coastal Battle of Wits Between Man and Otter, Man Concedes November 16, 2005 12:00 AM The otter population in the England was dealt a serious blow in the 20th century. Around mid-century, environmentalists noticed the otter was disappearing from its natural river habitats. A study in the 1970s found that they could only be found in five percent of the sites where they once lived. The banning of certain pesticides and river cleanup programs turned around the otter's decline. A recent survey now shows the otter is back, inhabiting 60 percent of the roughly 3,000 locations they were once found. ADVERTISEMENT This is cer...

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