Can a sea otter kill you?
She said that otter attacks involving humans are “extremely rare,” but that when they do occur, there is usually a reason. She said that in instances in which otters have attacked, people had gotten too close to mothers with cubs or to their dens.
Who eats Otter?
Bobcats, alligators, coyotes, raptors, and other large predators will sometimes prey on North American river otters. River otters eat a variety of aquatic wildlife, such as fish, crayfish, crabs, frogs, birds’ eggs, birds and reptiles such as turtles.
Can a giant otter kill a Jaguar?
However, even though the giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) is in that category, the literature mentions many species as potential predators, including the jaguar (Panthera onca). Notwithstanding up until now there has been no registered confirmation of jaguar predation on giant otters.
Can a giant otter kill a crocodile?
Remember that crocs swing their heads side to side when they fight, so the otter wants to be entirely out of the reptile’s strike zone. Mounted on the gator’s back with teeth into the neck, that’s a smart strategy. How does the otter actually kill the gator? It doesn’t, not directly.
Do sea otters mate with baby seals?
Male sea otters sometimes attack baby seals and attempt to mate with them, writes Brian Switek for Slate.