Beaver dad confronts a male otter | Voyageurs | America’s National Parks

An otter mom and her pup
have come from a nearby river, Drawn to the beaver
pond with its bounty of fish, Trapped when
the stream was dammed. In these still waters,
it's easy pickings For these speedy torpedoes. ♪ ♪ With powerful jaws and teeth, They make quick work
of their bony prey. ♪ ♪ The beavers seem unfazed
by their squatters. ♪ ♪ They don't eat fish, So there's no conflict
of interest. (barks) But a male otter
has also arrived at the pond. He's larger than
the female and takes up Residence right on top
of the beaver lodge. ♪ ♪ (grunts) ♪ ♪ Dad isn't going to stand
for some noisy trespasser Coming into his home. ♪ ♪ (otter squealing,
beaver grunting) (otter chattering) ♪ ♪ (otter snorts) ♪ ♪ (beaver grunting,
otter squealing) ♪ ♪ Having put the otter
in his place, He gets on with his chores. (beaver grunts) The pond is big enough
for all of them,

But the beavers were here first. ♪ ♪

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