Curious about otters? CNN’s John Armstrong is giving a free talk tonight
Firstly, they’re adorable.
If you need even more convincing to learn more about your friendly neighbourhood otter, here’s another fact; Cork is one of only three cities in the world to have a breeding otter population.
Now you can join CNN’s John Armstrong as he speaks about Irish rivers and the otters who live in them at a free event in Blackpool tonight, Thursday, August 29th, 2019, sponsored by the Local Authority Waters Programme.
You may not see these elusive creatures around much, but they are found in almost every river in Ireland (keep an eye on the water near the Grand Parade).
It’s world otter day. Here’s the full set of the coming and going’s of two individual otters filmed over ten days recently in Blackpool, Cork City. #cork pic.twitter.com/Qr6asxj2jb
— The River Bride (@ChrisMoodyDraws) May 29, 2019
According to researchers at UCC, there are known to be at least 11 otters in the north and south channels of the River Lee.
Eager to learn more?
Organised by Cork Nature Network, the evening with John Armstrong begins at 7pm in Blackpool Community Hall. You can register for free here.