Back from the brink, with bite

There is no doubt climate change has had a dramatic impact on species worldwide.

However, in a tiny, urbanised, concrete jungle, one animal has managed to prosper.

Singapore’s otter population has dramatically increased since the 1980s, when local extinction was a genuine fear. 

But this feel good story of adaptable otters beating all the odds comes with an unexpected bite, and some locals have the marks to prove it.

Tylah Tully investigates how Singaporeans are trying to co-exist with the territorial otter.

Video: Tylah Tully.

The 2022 Curtin Journalism Singapore Study Tour was funded under the federal government’s New Colombo Plan scheme.

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