29 Mar '17, 8am

Close-up video show otters confronting crocodile at Sungei Buloh by ‘mobbing’ it https://t.co/5L2dq07jB6

This is known as mobbing, where several individual animals gang up to confront and disturb a potential predator. This serves to alert other animals in the area of the presence of a predator, and is also an attempt to force the predator to move on. In this case, a family of otters is actively mobbing a crocodile and trying to get it to leave their immediate vicinity. In other environments, you will sometimes see squirrels and small birds deliberately mobbing a snake or bird of prey.

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Cheeky otters messing around with crocodile at Sungei Buloh

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mothership.sg 28 Mar '17, 10am

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