Wildlife at Allen Banks and Staward Gorge
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Inquisitive, playful and intelligent, Otters are fun-lovin' creatures! They just love to be on muddy banks - as we can see on the video recording showing otters at Hagg Bank at Plankey Mill here in Allen Banks.
They are semi-aquatic mammals and live in holts around water edges. Bubbles of air trapped in their fur give them a silvery appearance underwater.