Mammals of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance

Cherokee County

Lontra canadensisNorth American River Otter2019-02-09W. Bellcross2Beavers are common in the lake, but I noticed the shape of the animals were much longer and they were moving much faster. They would arch up out of the water and then dive. The long narrow tail was most definitely not that of a beaver. They were sited in a small cave in ethe west end of the lake. - Lake Harold Wells05_Sight
Lontra canadensisNorth American River Otter0000-00-000Lee et al.10_Lee