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Otter Inspiration
Did You Know?
Minks have powerful scent glands which are discharged when they are frightened. The smelliest British carnivore is probably the polecat (it used to be known as the foumart, short for foul marten)

Otters in poetry, myth and stories

Otters are an inspiration to us all! Well, they certainly inspired us.

They have also inspired many others over the centuries, and otters crop up in myths all over the world as well as in more modern poetry and stories.