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Rory Kliewer, 12, of Minneapolis, was attacked by an otter while swimming at Bone Lake in Polk County, Wisc., and sustained multiple bites, scratches and bruises, including these scratches on her face and ear, photographed on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)

Girl injured, ‘traumatized’ by otter attack

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It was a fun time at the lake — until the otter arrived.

After spending about an hour swimming with friends in Bone Lake near Luck, Wis., on Saturday, Rory Kliewer began to climb a ladder onto a dock when she suddenly felt something bite her backside and thigh.


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