Marine Otter ©Wikimedia Commons
Marine Otter ©Wikimedia Commons

Order Carnivora

Family Mustelidae

Scientific Name

Lontra felina

Thumbnail Description

They are diurnal species primarily active in the daytime

Size and Weight

Adults:

LENGTH: 83 to 113 cm (33 to 44 in)

WEIGHT: 3 to 5.8 kg (6.6 to 12.8 lb)

Habitat

Freshwater, estuarine

Distribution

Northern Peru, Chile, Argentina, Falkland Islands

Diet

Crab, shrimp, mollusks, fish

Reproduction

2 – 5

Population

800 – 2,000

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Pups

Predators

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Groups up to 3 individuals

Conservation Status

Endangered

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