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The Trotter evolved from the giant river otter. The giant river otter is brown and with a white chest with small ears. It has webbed feet and small claws. The front teeth are long and back teeth are triangle-shaped. It lives in the Amazon rainforest which is in danger because of farming, fires and pollution. Some rivers are expanding, and some are draining. That is bad for otters. That’s why the Trotter has adapted to live on land in dens. It expanded its diet to include insects and small rodents. It’s smaller and lighter and so is it’s tail which is used to climb trees. It’s claws are longer and curved to climb trees. It’s teeth are sharper to fend off predators and break through bug’s shells. It’s pelt is light brown to blend in and it no longer has a white chest. Those are the giant river otter’s adaptations.