Asian Short-clawed Otter by a waterfall

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Asian Short-clawed Otter by a waterfall - Otter
National Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall (April 2011)

Captive animal.

There are thirteen different species of Otters. The Asian Short-clawed Otter is the smallest. Also known as Asian Small-clawed Otter, Oriental Small-clawed Otter, Small-clawed Otter. Status is classified as Vulnerable.

For more information on this species click on the following links:
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Aonyx cinerea
Wikipedia / Oriental Small-clawed Otter

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