Orphan otter caught in the snow

A SHIVERING otter cub was found crying in the snow at the weekend.

A SHIVERING otter cub was found crying in the snow at the weekend.

The orphaned creature, named Snowflake, is now snuggling up in a warm towel at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill.

The little otter was discovered crying in a back garden in Bridgwater and taken to the Somerset charity.

A spokesman for the centre said: "We are not sure of the sex of the otter or his age, but we are pretty sure it is an orphan.


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"The man who found him said he had been crying for a few days. He hoped the mother would return but when she didn't, he called us."

*TO MAKE a donation to the charity and to find out more about the work of Secret World log on to www.secretworld.org

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