15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Otters help them fish

On the Harbaria River in Bangladesh’s Sunderbans, I came upon an unusual (to me) sight, a fishing method unknown to me, though I understand it’s been practiced for at least a couple of centuries. Otters wearing rope harnesses help fishers by chasing fish into the net.Harb

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Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2017
Photo Location: Bangladesh
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Dorothy Thompson