The Neighbours

It has been a couple of months that we've been in our new home here in Hamilton. Fall is now with us and a few weeks ago we had a surprise visitor in our pond:

Hamilton Otter

I believe that it is an Otter, but I'm sure someone out there will correct me if it isn't. Doesn't look like a fisher cat to me. It was splashing about quite happily, then would walk out into the undergrowth and launch itself back into the pond for some of the nice big frogs. Here's a heavy crop of it chewing on a frog.

Otter eating frog
It has been back a number of times since I took this photo. I think I might invest in an old manual focus 600mm lens if this continues!

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