River Otters frequently rub and roll on grass, bare ground, and logs to dry themselves off and maintain the insulating quality of their fur.

Otter Pup Taking A Break
Otter Pup Taking A Break

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5
  • Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: August 24, 2022 (08:18 A. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f8
  • Shutter speed: 1/800
  • ISO: 500 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: -2/3 EV
  • Focal Length: 500 mm