Come back every day to celebrate National Wildlife Week by voting for your favorite of the 32 species competing in our Road to the Final Fur bracket! Learn more about each species, habitat, National Wildlife Federation programs that help, and you can even symbolically adopt our competitors. The “tournament” goes live February 27th and we’ll crown a champion during National Wildlife Week – Monday March 13th through Friday March 17th. Get ready to watch the fur, fins, and feathers fly!
River otters love to play in ponds, lakes, rivers, estuaries, and bays where they are known for sliding down the trails they leave between the water’s edge and their den. Their agile acrobatics aren’t only for fun; river otters are expert predators of fish, frogs, crayfish, rodents, and even birds. Plus, their natural charisma makes them a fan favorite. They’ll be sliding into first place in no time!