Otter overpopulation in Singapore: Fact or fiction?

Smooth-coated otters at Singapore Botanic Gardens, on March 1, 2022. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - While the number of smooth-coated otters here has almost doubled since 2017 to about 150, overpopulation is not a cause for concern, said wildlife experts.

Competition for territory among the aquatic mammals native to Singapore naturally limits their numbers, they noted.

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