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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.


Rescued baby otter on the move

Otty the otter Credit: ITV News

A six week otter pup found in a caravan park near Stockton is being rehomed this morning.

'Otty' was handed into a vet's surgery last week.

Since then he has gained weight and is now ready for a new life at a wildlife centre in Cheshire.