Mating River Otters

Equipment Info
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
800mm / f/6.3 / 1/1000 sec. / ISO 1600
State/Province/Region
Oregon
Nearest Area
Central Oregon
Town
Bend
Brief Directions

Head southwest on Century Drive Hwy 372 from Bend for seven miles to National Forest Road 41. Follow to to sign for Dillon Falls on Deschutes River.

Description

River otters mating on upper Deschutes River. Male otter mounts female, holds a fold of skin at the nape of her neck and his front paws on her rump. The male held on for forty minutes while the female whines and takes him on a ride from mid-stream to the shoreline lined by a wicket of willow branches.

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Date Added
March 26, 2019
Date Taken
April 1, 2015