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Scrapstore helps otter to recover

Scrapstore helps otter to recover

20/03/2009, by in

An injured otter being cared for in at the Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary is getting a new home, thanks to staff at the Shetland Scrapstore.The Lerwick-based recycling centre responded to a request from the sanctuary for a wooden hut to house Kirikou, the five-month-old female otter they are looki... Read more...

Good chance now for orphaned otter Kirkikou

Good chance now for orphaned otter Kirkikou

23/01/2009, by in

Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary is trying to nurse a baby otter back to health after it lost the use of its back legs. Kirikou, a 10-week-old female otter, lost its mother in a garden in Bressay just before Christmas.The Redman family found the otter at their seaside house at Ham and watched and wait... Read more...

Friendly otter delights Tingwall walkers

Friendly otter delights Tingwall walkers

24/10/2008, by in

A PLAYFUL otter made the day for walkers in the Tingwall area last Wednesday.Andrew Swanston, home from Edinburgh to visit relatives in Tingwall, and his friend John Reid from Laxfirth were walking on the banks at around 3pm when they were startled by something in the wet grass.Andrew said: “I... Read more...