The Endangered Giant Otter

The Endangered Giant Otter.
The Endangered Giant Otter.

The Endangered giant otter ranges across north-central South America; it lives mostly in and along the Amazon River and in the Pantanal. The animal faces a variety of critical threats. Poaching has long been a problem; other threats to the giant otter include conflict with fishermen, who often view the species as a nuisance.