17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Otter Purpose

A male asian small clawed otter prepares the nest for his expecting companion, twig by twig. Mo dove back and forth from a surrounding bush to his nest inside his enclosure at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Harpursville, New York, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 8
Copyright: © Elizabeth Platt