Tarka The Otter [Documentary]

The joyful existence of the much-loved but rarely seen otter is revealed in a two-part adaptation of Henry Williamson's classic wildlife tale, first published in 1927.


0120000313From Tarka's birth in Owlery Holt to his journey down river to the sea, this first programme explores the reality of an otter cub's first year of life.
02 LAST20000320Rejected by his mother, Tarka sets out alone on a perilous journey as an adult dog otter.

He ranges along the coast and up on to the moors, searching for a mate and trying to avoid the otter-hunters.