30 Oct '17, 3pm

An otter was spotted in Pasir Ris Park with a wound running across its back and down its sides

SINGAPORE: An injured otter with a deep cut on its back was found swimming in a canal in Pasir Ris Park on Monday (Oct 30) by a park visitor. Photos posted by Mr Abel Yeo in OtterWatch, a Facebook group for otter enthusiasts, show a pink wound running across the young pup's back and down its sides. Mr Yeo described the wound as "deep" but said that it "did not seem infected". It is believed that a thick wire had caused the injury on the otter's back. (Photo: Facebook/Abel Yeo) It is believed that a thick wire had got entangled around the otter's body, according to the Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES). Advertisement Advertisement "The wire got embedded in the skin of the otter. We are not sure how this happened," Kalai Vanan, deputy chief executive of ACRES told Channel NewsAsia. Despite the injury, Mr Yeo said that the otter was swimming and eating we...

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