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Giant otter
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Cuiaba River, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Pteronura
Species:
brasiliensis
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Giant otter range

The giant otter or giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) is a type of otter. It is the longest type of mustelid. It can grow up to 1.7 metres (5.6 ft). The giant otter is diurnal. It is the noisiest type of otter. The giant otter is the largest type of otter in the world.

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