Smooth-coated Otter (Lutrogale perspicillata)

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve2013

ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity

ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
Los Baños, Philippines

Smooth-coated otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) are named for their smooth and sleek fur, an unusual trait for other otter species. The species inhabit areas where they have access to fresh water.This social animal hunts in groups throughout the day and night. Its diet consists mainly of fish, but they also eat reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans, insects, and small mammals.


  • Title: Smooth-coated Otter (Lutrogale perspicillata)
  • Creator: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
  • Date Created: 2013
  • Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
  • Location Created: Singapore
  • Physical Dimensions: 4444 x 2500 px
  • Type: Photo
  • Rights: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
  • Medium: Photo

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