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They are putting up better security gates and cameras, that's about it.
It's a big pond and a big area and otters are native.
It's surprising that they didn't have problems before, but I guess all it takes is one otter.
 
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We've had a resurgence of river otters in our area. We've seen a couple in the natural ponds near our house. They are fun to watch, but I guess not so much if you're a fish! Everyone made fun of us when we said we saw them, then the local wildlife people started posting about them and writing articles in the paper because they had gotten so many calls from people who saw them. Now we've had an influx of beavers which seems to have scared off the otters. Now the fish are safe but the trees are all in jeopardy!
 
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Awwww, sad that 50+ year old Madonna, was eaten :( Large koi are basically sitting ducks for otter and mink, especially in colder temps.
 

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So sad, wish they could have caught the otter and relocated him/her. Sounds like they think w/the gate closures that the otter can't get in again.
 
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