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Eurasian otter
(Common otter)
(No Subspecific status)*
Lutra lutra
(Syn.: Lutra vulgaris)*
(LINNAEUS, 1758)

Photo by: F. Spangenberg
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:12
Information Source for Taxanomy:Hung, N. & Law, C. J. (2016) Mammalian Species, 48 (940): 109-122
Head-Torso-Length:60 - 95 cm
Tail length:25 - 55 cm
Weight:6 - 12 kg
IUCN status:NT (Near Threatened)

Current Holdings
European Union
Non-EU and other EAZA countries
  Israel (1 Holding(s)):
  • Jeruschalajim (The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens) 
      Kuwait (1 Holding(s)):
  • Salmiya (The Scientific Center) 
      Russia (1 Holding(s)):
  • Khabarovsk (Zoosad Priamurskiy imeni V.P. Sysoyeva) 
    Number: 3