Giant Otter’s Brave Encounter: Astonishing Moment Captured as It Confronts a Caiman. - Rice Purity Test

Giant Otter’s Brave Encounter: Astonishing Moment Captured as It Confronts a Caiman.

The giant otter or giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) is a South American carnivorous mammal. It is the longest member of the weasel family, Mustelidae, a globally successful group of predators, reaching up to 1.7 metres (5.6 ft). Atypical of mustelids, the giant otter is a social species, with family groups typically supporting three to eight members.

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The groups are centered on a dominant breeding pair and are extremely cohesive and cooperative. Although generally peaceful, the species is territorial, and aggression has been observed between groups.