Lutras, a species of otter, feared dying out in Israel
Lutras are endangered all over the world, and only a few dozen are believed to remain in this country, but dwindling population hints at at troubled ecosystem.
For the first time in decades, no lutras, a dwindling species of otter, have been spotted in the Beit Shean and Harod valleys in the north, and concerns are mounting that the lutra may disappear from Israel.
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