Singapore residents split on views of otters as wildlife enthusiasts call for coexistence

Otters from the 'Zouk family' attracting the attention of curious on-lookers at the Alexandra Park Connector, on April 6, 2022. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - Otters spotted in local waters and elsewhere in Singapore have received much media attention recently, including global coverage, but Singapore residents are divided on views over their thriving numbers.

Some people here find them a menace, while others call for coexistence with the animals.

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