Lontra longicaudis (Neotropical river otter) is a species of mammal in the family Mustelidae. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is found in the Neotropics and the Nearctic. It is a carnivore.
Definition: A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not
qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying
for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.