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River Otter

River otters are very curious animals.  At times, otters mat be observed swimming in the refuge pools alone, or you may see small family groups.  

  • Mammals


    An eastern chipmunk eats a columbine flower.  Photo: Charles Klinger.  View a list of the mammals of Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

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  • Birds

    Cedar Waxwing

    A cedar waxwing.  Photo: Barbara Hysell.  View a list of the birds found on the refuge.

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  • Amphibians and Reptiles

    Painted Turtle

    A painted turtle. Photo: Kelly Ramsey.  See a list of the amphibians and reptiles on the refuge.

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  • Fish

    Bull Heads

    In 1963, these black bullheads were stocked in the refuge Show Pool.  See the list of fish on the refuge.

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  • Butterfly List


    A buckeye butterfly.  Photo: Barbara Hysell. See a list of the butterflies found on the refuge.

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  • Herbarium

    Indian Pipe

    Indian pipe flower.  View a list of the plants found on the refuge.

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Page Photo Credits — River Otter - Nicole Olechowski/2010 Photo Contest - 2nd Place Wildlife Category, Chipmunk Holding a Columbine Flower - Charles Klinger/2010 Photo Contest: 3rd Place Wildlife Category, Cedar Waxwing - Barbara Hysell/2010 Photo Contest: 1st Place Wildlife Category, Painted Turtle - Kelly Ramsey/USFWS, Bullheads stocked in the Show Pools in 1963 - USFWS, Buckeye Butterfly - Barbara Hysell/2012 Photo Contest, Indian Pipe - Sara Giles/USFWS
Last Updated: Aug 19, 2014
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