OTTER MOUTHFUL - Otter bit off more than he can chew as he tries to eat a crab by David Mercer

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OTTER MOUTHFUL..... An otter appears to have bitten off more than he can chew, as it swims to shore near Rothesay, on the Isle of Bute, Scotland, with it's mouth full with a large crab.<br />
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Local David Mercer, 59, a Gas Service Engineer said "This young otter was showing off its skills in catching crabs the correct way. I saw this otter make multiple catches"<br />
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"The otters bring the crab ashore and then proceed to lift the top shell off the crab, discard it, and then starts to feed on the contents."<br />
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"I spent a couple of hours observing the otters in their habitat and this one would usually clean up around him, leaving just inedible parts like legs and claws, then slide into the water for its next meal."<br />
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"The images show wildlife in it's true form, to survive in the wild you must eat and not be eaten."<br />
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Please byline: David Mercer/Solent News<br />
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