OTTER SMOOTH INDIAN

(Lutrogale 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. At present patna zoo has one female otter (Shahzadi). Which was seized by Banka Forest Division and transferred to Patna Zoo in the year 2006.

FOOD HABITAT AT PATNA ZOO

Per animal per day


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

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