Teutonic Safari: Spotting Rare Wild Animals in Germany

By Lisa Goldmann

Part 9: Otters and Badgers in Lower Saxony

An otter in the wild in Germany. Zoom
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An otter in the wild in Germany.

In the Gut Sunder park in the northern state of Lower Saxony, wildlife experts have found a special way to permit the observation of rare animals. Visitors who don't spot one while hiking around the park can go to an animal film center which has livestream camera transmissions from 10 locations that are inaccessible to visitors. The cameras film animals such as otters, badgers, kingfishers and pine martens. And if the animals happen to be out of view of the cameras, highlights can be sampled in the film archives.

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