Oriental Short-Clawed Otter | Aonyx (Amblonyx) cinereus

Distribution area
South-East Asia

Living space
Flat waters, also next to settlements f.e. rice fields

Way of Living
Animals being active during the day, faithful to location, preserves with fixed changes, hidden places in embankments next to borders, family unions with up to 20 animals

Food
Mussels, snails, crabs, fish

Propagation
Being reproductive all the year through, pregnancy 60-64 days 1 to 6 young ones, puberty after 12 to 18 months
Body size Head-body length approx. 50 cm, tail length approx. 30 cm

Maximum age
Up to 18 years

Protection status
Protected by the Washington Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

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