Southern Brown Bandicoot
Ozzie Otter
Back, swimming
Ozzie Otter (Hydromys chrysogaster)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Mammals (Mammalia)
Order: Rodents (Rodentia)
Family: Murid (Muridae)
Species: Ozzie Otter (Hydromys chrysogaster)
This Photo:     Profile, swimming
Other names: Native Otter, Rakali or Water-rat

General Species Information:
Found in the Riverland and possibly elsewhere
Credit to Colin Cook for the common name

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Oct-2011
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)