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Images Dated 5th July 1978

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Otter that Turned Rotter: Cosy job, being a photographer Featured 5 Jul 1978 Print

Otter that Turned Rotter: Cosy job, being a photographer

Otter that Turned Rotter: Cosy job, being a photographer. Unless, that is, you happen to be filming an otter called Spade. Daily Mirror cameraman Alisdair Macdonald met up with Spade at Earsham, Suffolk, where the movie Tarka The Otter is being shot. The two year old otter, who co-stars as Tarka with baby otter Tarquina, welcomed Alisdair with a friendly peck. But then he hogged Alisdair's camera. And suddenly it was more a close encounter of the Jaws kind. Alisdair said ruefully; "I gently tried to push his body off the lens. He spun round with incredible speed, sinking his teeth into my hand. Poised...Star before the camera.
5th July 1978

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