Rare footage of an adult otter in Buckingham has been captured on camera. Aylesbury Vale District Council has obtained the exciting new video evidence of the creature on the banks of the River Great Ouse.
The footage, which was captured by a hidden camera, shows an otter exploring its territory in the dark.
Well, it's not just people and property that have suffered during the recent floods - wildlife has also been severely affected. Natural habitats have been washed away, food sources have disappeared and many animals have been orphaned.
Well incredibly two baby otters - just 6 weeks old - have survived that ordeal. After losing their home and their parents they were taken in by a wildlife hospital near Aylesbury. Juliette Fletcher has their story.
Two otter pups rescued after being found in Newbury during the floods are being cared for at an animal hospital in Aylesbury. It's believed the pups are around six weeks old.
3 otter cubs at Bournemouth Aquarium are learning how to swim. Mo, Jess and Sophie, the 15 week old resident otter cubs, took to the water for the very first time earlier this week.
The cheeky trio are already demonstrating their competence in the water exploring the streams and pools within their Otter Oasis home.
VIDEO: Now, remember Super Saturday....the amazing day during the the Olympics that spawned a clutch of British gold medals? Well it was also a happy day at the Oceanarium in Bournemouth, spawning a clutch of baby otters. They are now on display. Martin Dowse reports.