Smooth-coated otter

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Smooth-coated otter
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in Borneo, Malaysia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Lutrogale
Species:
L. perspicillata
Binomial name
Lutrogale perspicillata
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Smooth-coated otter range
Synonyms

Lutra perspicillata

The smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata) is a type of otter. It is found in India and Southeast Asia, and in Iraq. It is a vulnerable species. It is threatened by habitat loss, pollution of wetlands and poaching.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. de Silva, P.; Khan, W.A.; Kanchanasaka, B.; Reza Lubis, I.; Feeroz, M. M.; Al-Sheikhly, O.F. (2015). "Lutrogale perspicillata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2015: e.T12427A21934884. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  2. Group), Padma Kumari de Silva (Otter Specialist; Indonesia), Irwansyah Reza Lubis (Wetland International-; Group), Waseem Ahmad Khan (Otter Specialist; Group), Budsabong Kanchanasaka (Otter Specialist; Mohammed Mostafa Feeroz (Jahanginager University, Bangladesh); Omar Al-Sheikhly (University of Baghdad, Baghdad (2014-06-14). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Lutrogale perspicillata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2020-09-10.