Clip | Charlie and the Curious Otters - Giant River Otters Defeat Large Black Caiman

Giant river otters, with vulnerable young cubs, discover a large black caiman in their territory. Identifying it as a threat they work together, systematically attacking it and eventually defeating it.

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- [Narrator] In social species, the bonds that play solidifies make otter families a formidable force.

Especially important for giant river otters, who regularly face deadly predators.

With vulnerable young cubs, this family discovered a large black caiman in their territory.

Identifying it as a threat, they work together, systematically attacking it.

For three hours, the otters pinned it down, taking it in turns to attack its underside and head.

Eventually, the enormous size and power of the caiman was no match for the family, whose bonds are so strong that they would risk dying for each other.