All Asian otter
species have long been listed as vulnerable or endangered after facing decades of shrinking habitats and illegal trade in their pelts.
Rapid urbanization depending on increasing population, pollution of waters by wastes occurring as a result of industrial activities, and restriction of areas around rivers have negatively influenced the distribution of otter
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The new-borns have been kept in the Otter
exhibit under the supervision of the aquarium experts who not only take care of the new-borns but also educate and encourage conservation efforts amongst visitors to fight the extinction of natural species such as otters
that are in the IUCN red list, marked as vulnerable to extinction.
form part of the Otter
Wey Trail, a project by Farnham Town Council and the Farnham Lions that invited community groups to decorate the one-metre-tall sculptures.
These efforts have helped the otter
population start to recover.
Schaefer says their first otter
, Maxwell, brought home a feral black cat.
RSPCA inspector Andy Broadbent said: "I collected the otter
and took her to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, Cheshire, for an urgent check-up.
Backed by extensive research and three years of field outings, the book recounts how the nineteenth-century otter
pelt trade decimated populations from the Aleutian Islands down to California.
Dr Jack Tseng, from the University of Buffalo, USA, who led a study of the prehistoric otter
's fossilised skull, said: "We don't know for sure, but we think that this otter
was more of a top predator than living species of otters