Neotropical otter

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Neotropical otter
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Lontra
L. longicaudis
Binomial name
Lontra longicaudis
(Olfers, 1818)
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Neotropical otter range

The neotropical otter or neotropical river otter (Lontra longicaudis) is a type of otter. It is found in Central America, South America and the island of Trinidad. The average length of the neotropical otter is from 36–66 centimetres (14–26 in). It weighs from 5–15 kilograms (11–33 lb).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rheingantz, M.L.; Trinca, C.S. (2015). "Lontra longicaudis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2015: e.T12304A21937379. Retrieved 30 August 2020.
  2. Berry, Kathleen. "Lontra longicaudis (neotropical river otter)". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 2020-09-11.