Mammals of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance

Polk County

Lontra canadensisNorth American River Otter2016-09-10Bethany Garr1While tubing down the Green River, we briefly saw a River Otter swimming, and then we saw the otter climb out of the water and onto the shore. We were only about 50 feet away and we watched it for a few minutes, so we were positive that it was a River Otter. - In and on the shore of the Green River05_Sight