GET SOCIAL
NEXT EVENT
animal banner image

MAMMALS - OTTERS

CHECK OUT AUSTRALIA ZOO'S AMAZING ANIMALS!

Australia Zoo animal encounters zoo tours Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors

ANIMAL FACTS - Otters

Otters need to eat approximately one third of their own body weight every day because they are very active and have a fast metabolism. Imagine if we did that as humans!

Crikey - More Animal Facts!

Otters are part of the Mustelid family which also includes ferrets, weasels, badgers, skunks and minks. There are 13 species of otter worldwide, and every continent of the world is home to at least one species of otter except Australia and Antarctica. Otters have been on earth for 30 million years.

Our Sub-Species

Asian Small-clawed Otter

Rebecca feeding Bonnie
Our Amazing Asian Small-clawed Otter(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Vulnerable

Vulnerable

Asian Small-clawed Otter(s) Profiles

Bonnie Maria