2017 Dead Otters – summary.
33 dead otters were recorded across the county.
20, 60% were recovered for autopsy and forwarded to Cardiff University.
Only one otter believed to be a non traffic collision death.
Catchment Breakdown; Exe-4, Coastal Streams-3, Tone-6, Parrett-11, Brue-6, Avon Frome-2.
Comments; This is an about average record of dead otters for a year in Somerset.