Jump to content

Welcome to Unexplained Mysteries! Please sign in or create an account to start posting and to access a host of extra features.

- - - - -

Sightings soar of extinct Japanese Otter

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1    Ohelemapit


    My freestyle rapping career didn't work out, so I came back

  • Member
  • 6,293 posts
  • Joined:12 Dec 2004
  • Gender:Male

  • The illegitimate love-child of Strategy and Creativity. Sex God, Entrepreneur, Super Hero, Rapper, Table Dancer.

Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:18 PM

Numerous sightings of the Japanese otter have been reported in Ehime Prefecture since last summer, when the Environment Ministry designated the animal an extinct species.

"One was swimming near the mouth of a river," one report said.

Another person reported, "I saw one scampering along a drainage ditch in a rice field."

Some researchers have scoffed at the reports, saying the witnesses are either seeing other creatures or are just overly hopeful that the otter is still alive.

Full Story Here

Posted Image

#2    Lava_Lady


    Official UM Asylum Resident

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,832 posts
  • Joined:20 Nov 2010
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:Hawai'i

  • Wha? /:0\

Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:49 PM

I hope it's a come back, those little guys are so cute I can barely stand it!!

Edited by Lava_Lady, 20 February 2013 - 05:50 PM.

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."  - F. Scott Fitzgerald

#3    Still Waters

Still Waters

    Deeply Mysterious

  • 40,033 posts
  • Joined:01 Jun 2008
  • Gender:Female

  • Sometimes it's better to keep the mystery unexplained.

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:26 PM

I like otters but have only seen them in a wildlife park.

Posted Image

1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users