IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

Distribution

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Southern river otters, Lontra provocax, are only found in central and southern Chile and parts of Argentina. This species has been exterminated from much of its range in Chile by hunting. In Argentina, it is found along the Andes from Tierra del Fuego all the way to the southern part of Neuquen province (Otternet, 1998).

Biogeographic Regions: neotropical (Native )

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