WHS where otters can be found in the wild.

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Ahwar of Southern Iraq Smooth-coated Otter
Atlantic Forest South-East La Plata otter
Białowieża Forest Euroasian Otter
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Congo clawless otter (UNEP-WCMC)
Canaima National Park Giant Otter
Central Amazon Conservation Complex Giant Otter
Central Sikhote-Alin Eurasian otter
Central Suriname Nature Reserve Giant River Otter
Cerrado Protected Areas river otter
Chiribiquete National Park Giant Otter
Chitwan National Park smooth-coated otter Lutrogale perspicillata (UNEP-WCMC)
Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands European Otter (Nomination Text, p. 55)
Curonian Spit River Otter (nom file)
Danube Delta
Derwent Valley Mills In the River Derwent
Donana National Park
Dong Phayayen Smooth-coated Otter
Durmitor National Park Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) (UNEP-WCMC)
Everglades River Otters - wiki
Garamba National Park two species of otter
Getbol, Korean Tidal Flat "Terrestrial otters (Lutra lutra) also from time to time come down to salt marshes to feast on tidal organisms. Such feces of the otter have been found in many uninhabited islands (22.3% of total uninhabited islands) in Shinan Getbol not to mention near the other component." (Nomination text, p. 90)
Glacier parks River otter, sea otter
Golden Mountains of Altai Eurasian otter
Gros Morne National Park River otters (wiki)
Göreme NP European otter
Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago Asian Small-clawed Otter
Hawraman/Uramanat "Among animals found in the region are: (...) Eurasian otter" (Nomination file, p. 35)
Hortobágy In the fishponds
Ichkeul National Park Eurasian otter
Iguazu National Park giant otter Pteronura brasiliensis (EN), La Plata otter Lutra platensis, neotropical otter lontra longicaudis (UNEP-WCMC)
Ironbridge Gorge a swiftly flowing river in which salmon, otter and kingfishers are thriving once again (sse link)
Ivindo National Park Spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis) and Congo clawless otter (Aonyx congicus) (Nomination file, p. 32)
Kaeng Krachan Forest Smooth Coated Otter
Kaziranga National Park
Keoladeo National Park smooth-coated otter
Lake Baikal Eurasian otter
Lake District Eurasian otter: "A good place to see wild otters in the Lake District is on Derwentwater, as well as Bassenthwaite Lake"
Laponian Area
Lopé-Okanda spotted-necked otter (UNEP-WCMC)
Machu Picchu long-tailed otter (UNEP-WCMC)
Manu National Park
Meteora Eurasian otter
Mount Nimba African clawless otter
New Lanark The WHS boundary includes a section of the River Clyde up to the weir
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park Giant otter
Olympic National Park River Otter - Nomination File
Pantanal Giant Otter
Phong Nha - Ke Bang smooth-coated otter
Pirin National Park
Plitvice Lakes European otter (UNEP-WCMC)
Putorana Plateau Eurasian otter
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Ordesa
Redwood river otter (Lutra canadensis) - AB Document
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve Neotropical Otter
Sangay National Park Giant Otter
Sinharaja Forest Eurasian otter
Srebarna Nature Reserve
Sundarbans National Park Indian otter
Tajik National Park
Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley neotropical otter (nom file)
The Sundarbans Indian otter
Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Smooth-coated Otter - nomination file
Tikal National Park
Tropical Rainforest Sumatra smooth-coated otter (UNEP-WCMC)
Ujung Kulon National Park Eurasian otter, Asian small-clawed otter
Uvs Nuur Basin common otter (UNEP-WCMC)
Virgin Komi Forests
Volcanoes of Kamchatka
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
West Norwegian Fjords
Western Caucasus Caucasian otter
Western Ghats Mukurthi NP (wiki)


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