Photo of sleeping sea otter mama and fluffy baby taken this morning right next to our shop @avilabeachpaddlesports 🤙🏽Vince @vincentshayphotography took over 800 photos of sea otters and pups (and a very friendly harbor seal) today in Port. Will be posting more photos soon. Being quiet, calm, and patient is key to getting great photos without altering their behavior. Oh and a big lens helps a lot! 💤 #dontwakethebaby#seaotters#avilabeach#portsanluis#cute #👶🏼
Sea Otter Savvy joined the team at Elkhorn Slough today helping plant native saltgrass at @elkhornslough_org Hester Marsh restoration site. We humans have got to match those sea otters’ ecosystem services!!
Look at this handsome fellow!
Pete Gatehouse () captured this fantastic image of an Otter who had found its way to Hardings Moor and has very kindly allowed us to share. Unfortunately, he was attacked by a dog not long after he was spotted in the Bulbourne. Despite this however, the presence of an Otter in the Bulbourne is fantastic news. It shows that the recent award winning Bulbourne Restoration Project has vastly improved the health of the river, and contributed to a thriving ecosystem.
We’ll show more of Pete’s photos in the coming days.
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A sea otter dines on mussels close to Moss Landing in California. These otters are year-round residents of the Monterey area. Due to hunting, these animals almost went extinct in the 1900s, with a population in California of only 50. Over the decades, the population has thankfully climbed back.