Congo clawless otter

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Congo clawless otter

Order : Carnivora
Family : Mustelidae
Subfamily : Lutrinae
Species : Aonyx congicus


The Cameroon clawless otter, congo clawless otter, small-clawed otter, small-toothed clawless otter, zaire clawless otter is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Congo clawless otter
A young / baby of a Congo clawless otter is called a 'pup or whelp'. A Congo clawless otter group is called a 'romp, bevy, lodge, family or raft'.

Facts about the Congo clawless otter

Physical Appearance The Congo clawless otter is very similar in appearance to the Cape clawless otter (Aonyx capensis).

The Congo Clawless Otter is closely related to the Cape Clawless Otter. (Full text)

Congo Clawless Otter The Congo Clawless Otter is a

The little descriptive reference we have of the Congo Clawless Otter is based on a paucity of data drawn from a limited number of captive individuals and inferences from studies of the Cape Clawless

The Congo Clawless Otter is present in the lowland rainforests to the southwest of the country.

I'm sorry to say that the Congo Clawless Otter is so rare that almost nothing is known about the species.

The Congo Clawless Otter is found in the basin of (Full text)

One of the main threats of the Congo Clawless Otter is the hunters who kill them for their coats of fur.

The Congo clawless otter is the least known of the three African otter species and no detailed ecological study on this species is believed to have been published (Nel 1998).

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