March 9, 2015

Otter pup does a 360 deg jump to prevent Brahminy Kite from stealing its fish

Otter pups were resting around outside their den while the adults were out to forage. One adventures otter pup manages to grab a big fish. He drags it to the den entrance and starts eating it. He takes some time trying to eat this big fish. Brahminy Kite sighting an opportunity attempts […]
May 30, 2014

Otters using human modified mangrove habitat

In Goa, Smooth-coated Otters are seen using mangrove habitat. In some of these habitats there are land modifications like pathways and mud retaining walls. Some of the mud retaining walls were created during the Portuguese times to prevent salt water from entering the fields.
March 26, 2014

Otters crossing the road in search of better food resources

Otters often travel in search of available food resources and better grooming and den sites. Equally comfortable on land and water, they travel across fields and if needed at times don’t shy away from crossing the road. It is interesting to study how they have adapted to cross the road with […]