The UK Wild Otter Trust

Patron of The UK Wild Otter Trust.

Sophie Neville meeting Prince Charles in 2001

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.

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To read about the work of the UK Wild Otter Trust please click here

Beenie the Otter

You can read more about living with tame otters here

Girl with otter