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African clawless otter
(Cape clawless otter)
Aonyx capensis
(SCHINZ, 1821)

Photo by: J. Kuyken
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:00
Information Source for Taxonomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Head-Torso-Length:73 - 88 cm
Tail length:46,5 - 51,5 cm
Weight:10 - 21 kg
IUCN status:NT (Near Threatened)

Current Holdings • Former Holdings
North America
  United States of America (1 Holding(s)):
  • Moseley (Metro Richmond Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 1
      South Africa (1 Holding(s)):
  • Johannesburg (Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 1
      Japan (1 Holding(s)):
  • Ise (Sea Paradise) 
    Holding(s): 1