OTTER SMOOTH INDIAN


Lutra perspicillata

Otter as high-order carnivores at the top of their food chain is an indicator of wetland health.

Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park has a nice water glass exhibit of Otter which has one male (Shahzad) and one female (Shahzadi). Both these two otters were seized by Banka Forest Division and transferred to Patna Zoo in the year 2006.

FOOD HABITAT AT PATNA ZOO

  • Live Fish/ Fresh Fish- 5.000 Kgs.
  • per animal per day.
  • It is standard diet and it varies with season to season.

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