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River otter popping up to eat
I followed a family of 3 otters goofing off, rolling in the sand, then swimming along the bank diving down for crawfish...which they'd pop up like this to chew on their meal and watch me watching them
Habitat
Wetlands
Location
Wellington, Florida
Date taken
January 23, 2021
Scientific name
Lontra canadensis
Equipment used
Sony A6600, Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS lens
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
600mm, F6.3, 1/500 shutter, 200 ISO
What a wonderful experience for you and a lovely capture.
 
Ha! Bet those teeth would give you a nasty nip. Lovely image especially surrounded by all that river vegetation.
 
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Cor!!!! What an amazingly close view you got of this otter Justin.

That's an excellent picture you've taken of him too - very well done.
 
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That is very good indeed, you can't beat eye contact to make an image.
 

Media information

Category
Wild Mammals
Added by
Zackiedawg
Date added
View count
90
Comment count
7

Image metadata

Device
SONY ILCE-6600
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
600.0 mm
Exposure time
1/500
ISO
200
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
PeaceGreen 24jan21 0272.JPG
File size
926.6 KB
Date taken
Sat, 23 January 2021 1:38 PM
Dimensions
1800px x 1200px

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