This is the otter cub that bumped my lens, he seemed to know I was something but could not work out what i was and carried on behaving naturally once he had established I was not moving and of no further interest.

A truly amazing encounter and I feel my fieldcraft was tested to the limit by this family, who either didn't realise I was a human because of my technique or chose to allow me to be so close, either way I was allowed to view the intimate relationship between a mother Otter and her cubs for over 6 hours.


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