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Is it legal to own an otter as a pet?
Exotic animals have many guidelines regarding their maintenance in captivity, but possession laws do change depending on the State. It is illegal to keep almost all otters as pets in North America, with one exception. In some states, it is not illegal to keep an Asian small-clawed otter as a pet.
Can you keep an Asian small-clawed otter as a pet?
There are several strict guidelines concerning their care and upkeep, but, in theory, you can keep an Asian small-clawed otter as a pet in some states of the USA. The following is a list of reasons why you shouldn’t.
Are otters dangerous to humans?
Otters are very playful and charming and it might seem easy to interact with them or have them as pets. However, just like any other wild animal, otters can be dangerous and aggressive. Otters can be dangerous around children, full grown adults as well as pets.
How to take care of a pet otter?
The food they eat will also need to be considered with an appropriate diet and at least 350 g of food per day for each animal. Not only do you need the right enclosure and dietary resources to take care of a pet otter, but you need to have access to specialists in your neighborhood.