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Otter cub born at wetlands

Meet the latest furry addition to the WWT Washington Wetland Centre family - an Asian short-clawed otter cub.

The female cub has been nicknamed Little Squeak because of her high-pitched cries – and is an important part of conservation efforts to protect her species.

Ross Hutchinson went to find out more.

Wild otters at Washington

The Washington Wetland Centre near Sunderland is having a baby boom.

Now an overnight camera trap has caught (brief) footage of two young otter cubs swimming through a stream.

The centre has been keen to encourage wild otters to breed on site - and this shows they have been successful.