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Ouch! Crab grabs otter by the eyebrow
Otter attacked by crab - Andre Sørlie

Ouch! Crab grabs otter by the eyebrow

Published: 08 Aug 2013 13:32 GMT+02:00
Updated: 08 Aug 2013 13:32 GMT+02:00

Amateur photographer Andre Sørlie captured a painful drama when he photographed an otter with a crab attached to its eyebrow by a claw.

 
"The otter looked very uncomfortable, but he dived and I never saw him come up again, so I hope he's OK," Sørlie told The Local. "I think he probably tried to get it off by smashing it on the rocks at the bottom. I think he's probably alive and well." 
 
Sørlie was on holiday with his in-laws on Ulvøya in the Oslofjord on Wednesday when he came across the animal, which swam towards him for several minutes before diving out of sight. 
 

Richard Orange (richard.orange@thelocal.com)

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