Sophie Neville and Beenie the Otter meeting the Prince of Wales
My family have kept tame Asian short-clawed otters since 1980. I became involved in hand-rearing a female called Beenie who became well-known for helping to promote a national campaign for pure water in British rivers. I later became patron of the The UK Wild Otter Trust.
To read about the work of the UK Wild Otter Trust please click here
You can read more about living with tame otters here