Otters set up home at Rhuddlan nature reserve
Efforts to breathe new life and attract wildlife into an overgrown pond has paid off - with one of the UK’s most iconic and fastest declining mammal species making its home there.
The Eurasian Otter was widespread throughout Wales and the UK up until the 1950s but a serious decline followed and in the late 1970s the species was completely absent from many regions and with only a small population surviving in Wales.
The otter relies on a healthy mix of terrestrial and aquatic habitat and it would appear this is what it has found at the recently designated Rhuddlan Local Nature Reserve.
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