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Against the Current: Otters in the River Cauvery, Karnataka

While the Oriental small-clawed otter inhabits the forested stretches of the River Cauvery in the upper reaches, the smooth-coated otter inhabits the lower tracts. Limiting human disturbances along these stretches and curbing the poaching of otters and illegal trade in pelts are vital for the conservation of otter populations. Read more »