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A Little Big Step by Shadow-and-Flame-86 A Little Big Step by Shadow-and-Flame-86
A slightly worried asian short clawed otter pup before he attempts to get over the gap, followed by his 3 siblings (he fell in!)

Taken a the cotswold wildlife park

:star: Copyright KJR wildlife photography. All rights reserved to Kelly Robinson
You may NOT use, replicate, manipulate, or modify any image without my written consent
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This is such an adorable picture. So innocent and he's soooo fluffy!!! I rarely see otters not wet (which apparently didn't last long on this guy since he fell in).

I love the detail, I've never noticed otters feet before until this photo. I knew they were webbed but never actually saw that. It's not a detail normally captured ex in photos.

I like that the little guy is facing you for the picture. He has a great expression too, he most definitely is worried about the gap. Almost "are you kidding I'm first?" Which apparently was a valid worry.

I like the focus and the depth of field. I wish you could see his siblings a little more but I'm not sure this photo would have the same effect with all of them in it together. There's something catching about him on the rock alone with his siblings bustling behind him.

Very awesome job, not an animal that is captured too often. Lovely photo, very cute.
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harmonyluvr Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's just adorable
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
hehe yeah beaby otters are so cute
Momotte2 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Your beautiful photo in featured in my journal :… :sun:
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks so much for the feature! (and appologies for the lateness of my reply...)
just-a-lonely-girl Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Such a cute baby!! Otters are so beautiful, and the babies are so lovely <3
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
they certainly are! I never get tired of seeing them =)
Azaroe Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Could I use this in a manip?
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there, I'm glad you like this shot but unfortunatly I don't allow people to use my photos for manips anymore, this gallery contains no stock images. All my photographs are copyrighted and may not be altered and re-posted in any format.

Sorry to be like this, but I used to allow people to do manips and I had a lot of problems with improper and inappropriate use of my work, and so I just don't allow it anymore. Thanks for understanding =)
MariaMjolnir Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
So cute *________*
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you!
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