Lutra nippon Imaizumi & Yoshiyuki

Japanese River Otter (Lutra nippon)

The Japanese River Otter inhabited the rivers on the islands of Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku in Japan; it was formerly thought to be a subspecies of the Eurasian River Otter (Lutra lutra (L.)).

The species was last seen in 1979 and is now considered extinct.


edited: 01.08.2022