Scientific Name: Aonyx cinerea
Found In: Southern India, southern China, Southeast Asia, Indonesia and the Philippines in small streams, rivers, marshes, rice paddies, seacoasts and mangroves
Size: Weigh less than 10 pounds and measure up to two feet long with 10 to 14 inches of that being tail.
Diet: Carnivore: Crustaceans, mollusks and fish
Threat Level: Vulnerable – habitat disturbance caused by destruction and pollution
Facts: The Asian small-clawed otter is the smallest of 13 otter species.
Virginia Zoo otters: female Alana