Category: 2019 – Volume 8 – Issue 1

Original Research

Monthly Variation in Scat Marking by River Otters along Tionesta Creek in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Thomas L. SERFASS, Colin P. CARPENTER, and Maggie D. TRISKA
CWBM 8 (1): 36–44

We examined monthly variation in scat marking by river otters (Lontra canadensis) by surveying both shorelines of a 17.3 km section of Tionesta Creek in northwestern Pennsylvania once a month from 4 March 2000 to 24 March 2001 to count the number of scats and latrines (sites where river otters deposit scats).

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