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Eurasian River Otter (Lutra lutra)
Subject: Eurasian River Otter (Lutra lutra)
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Eurasian River Otter (Lutra lutra)


The Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), also known as the European otter, Eurasian river otter, common otter, and Old World otter, is a semiaquatic mammal native to Eurasia. The most widely distributed member of the otter subfamily (Lutrinae) of the weasel family (Mustelidae), it is found in the waterways and coasts of Europe, many parts of Asia, and parts of northern Africa. The Eurasian otter has a diet mainly of fish, and is strongly territorial. It is endangered in parts of its range, but recovering in others. Order: Carnivora, Family: Mustelidae, Subfamily: Lutrinae, Genus: Lutra, Species: Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758).

Scientific Name: Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names:
English – Eurasian Otter, European Otter, European River Otter, Old World Otter, Common Otter
French – Loutre commune, Loutre de rivière, Loutre d'Europe
Spanish – Nutria, Nutria Común
Lutra nippon Imaizumi & Yoshiyuki, 1989
Viverra lutra Linnaeus, 1758

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