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Asian Small-Clawed Otter

Otter

About

Charismatic and full of boundless energy, the Asian small-clawed otter is equally at home on land as in the water. Social, the small-clawed otter lives in family groups of up to 12 individuals and their offspring.  Listed as vulnerable to extinction, the loss of natural habitat is a key factor in their conservation. You can find our small-clawed otters in the Tropics exhibit.