ASIAN SMALL-CLAWED OTTER

Listed as VULNERABLE the populations of this Small-Clawed Otter species is clearly on the decline due largely to habitat loss and trapping for the fur trade. Native to India, Nepal, South China, Thailand, Indo-China, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia these are easy prey to those who want to hunt or trap this animal.

Serious pollution, including plastic refuse pollution in some of these countries estuaries is not helpful to the species either…

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