Hairy-nosed otter - one of the rarest otters on earth. Critically endangered, thought to be extinct until 1998. Lives in SE Asia, going extinct because of loss of habitat, hunting by HUMANS, and accidental killing by HUMANS during fishing.There are an estimated 86 hairy-nosed otters still alive.
Sumatran Otter or Hairy Nosed Otter This otter is so rare that it was actually thought to be extinct in 1998 because there had been no sightings of it for so long. In 2005 it was rediscovered and since they have found few tiny populations of the Sumatran Otter.
Kouprey - at an estimated fewer than 50 kouprey left in the entire world, these impressive beasts are critically endangered. Lives in S Asia, their population is almost depleted due to uncontrolled hunting by HUMANS, diseases from cattle, and loss of habitat.