What is the smallest species of otter?



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    The smallest species of otter is the Asian small-clawed otter. These tiny mammals are usually two feet or less in length and weigh under 10 pounds. Compared to other otter species the Asian small-clawed otter has a more round head with their eyes far in front of their face. Their populations have decreased in recent years, but they can still be found in Southeastern Asia, predominantly in or near Malaysia. 

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    There are 13 species of otters and the smallest one is the Asian small-clawed otter. It is 26-37in long and weighs 2.2-11lbs. The sea otter is much larger at 4ft long and the giant river otter is even larger at 6ft. The smaller species live in freshwater rivers and creeks in Southeast Asia and parts of Indonesia. 

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