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Bangladesh's otter fishing faces extinction

Centuries-old tradition of using otters to catch fish could slowly disappear as fish stocks continue to dwindle.

Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 07:16
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For centuries, fishermen in Bangladesh have used otters to catch fish.

They use a technique that relies on high-level coordination between humans and the trained otters.

But as the number of fish dwindle, there are fears the art of otter fishing could die out.

Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Narail in southern Bangladesh.

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