Uploaded: January 25, 2003


the eyes and ears are so great in these animals.


Jennifer M. McCord January 25, 2003

Great shot! That face is irresistible! #20186

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

And so is your photo, Graham!! A wonderful portrait of a wonderful animal!
birdie #46227

Monika Sapek May 26, 2019

Fantastic photo! But how did you get so close to this otter?! I heard otters are really fast and it’s hard to take the photos of them.
Good job, Graham!

Graham Theobald May 26, 2019

thnx for all the kind comments.i was using a canon 100-400 L IS.he was also very still,unusual I know.managed to get 3 or 4 fairly good shots. #46265

Shelley Sanders May 26, 2019

I ran into one of them once while out photographing herons at a nearby lake. It was quite a surprise, never seen one before in person! Luckily we were separated by a bunch of rocks so I didn't worry too much. I only got out one shot because of my fear, but he stood still and stared right at me also! Now I hope I never run into a beaver, those can be mean I hear. Nice close up of this guy btw! #46522

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

Congratulations on finals, Graham! Great shot!

Cathy :) #54689

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Congrats, Graham!
birdie #55253

Karen Seargeant May 26, 2019

CONGRATS! Graham! #55553

Dolores Neilson May 26, 2019

HI Graham!! Many congratulations to you for this wonderful close up shot! My daughter loves this shot...she is especially fond of otters. She often personifies otters in her stories. A big congrats, Graham!! #55665

Graham Theobald May 26, 2019

A big thankyou to everyone for the lovely and friendly comments.I am over the moon with the three photo finalists I got this my first ever month.your support has helped me back into photography,thankyou all. #55666

Cheryl Meisel May 26, 2019

Over the moon????? or do you mean Somewhere over the rainbow laughinggggg. Wow NEAT SHOT up close and personal!! Congrats and good luck with it! Cheryl #55761

Cheryl Meisel May 26, 2019

OR if you are over the moon, I could say, "Fly me to the moon" LOL I wanna go there TOO! Cheryl #55765

Mark Oxley May 26, 2019

Very well done m8!! Congrats on all 3 finalists, I'm really proud of you!! A shot of Earth, while your flying round the moon, would be sure to do well in next months #55869

Grayce Pedulla Dillon May 26, 2019

Graham, I love this. When I lived in the Adirondack Mountains we had otters. They are delightful. Is this a River Otter?
You did a wonderful job photographing this adorable cutie.
Grayce #56303

Kathleen Clemons May 26, 2019

Congrats on all of your finalist photos! #56355

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