Sea Otters

KQED

On a recent Thursday, Otto skipped his $12 seafood breakfast to prepare for surgery.<p>The 8-year-old southern sea otter was poisoned by exposure to …

Oceans

New Study Looks to Investigate the Potential Reintroduction of Sea Otters to Oregon - Geospatial Ecology of Marine Megafauna Laboratory

<b>By Dominique Kone, Masters Student in Marine Resource Management</b><p>As I begin a new chapter as a grad student in the Marine Resource Management program …

Oceans

Sea otters may be victims of toxin that crippled crab industry

Two California sea otters are being treated at a Bay Area rescue center for brain lesions apparently caused by the same neurotoxin that closed down the Dungeness crab fishery two years ago and killed hundreds of other sea creatures, officials said.<p>Veterinarians at the Marine Mammal Center in the …

News

Otter Tupperware party we threw reveals how animals copy each other to learn

Sea otters don’t just make good subjects for photos to share on social media. They’re also very smart. For example, unlike most animals, they make …

Animals

Rare sea otter spotted off Dana Point

DANA POINT At first it was just a quick glimpse from the corner of Capt. Chris Pica’s eye.<p>Pica, captain of the Reel Fun, a boat operated by Dana …

Oceans

AUGUST 2017

<i>The Norco Sight takes center stage and is ready to rumble. Photo by Joe “Dropped the camera and got a cover shot” Mackey. The Pivot LES is the only</i> …

Mountains

Rescued sea otter moves into nursery at Vancouver Aquarium

Good things happen to cute creatures. At least that seems to be the case for Hardy, the baby sea otter rescued in June from the waters near northern …

Aquariums

The world’s cutest sea otter pup has been given an adorable name

A baby sea otter found crying off the coast of Vancouver Island has been rescued and named Hardy in a public vote.<p>The little chap was picked up by …

News (Ireland)

A rescued sea otter pup is swimming in cute at the Vancouver Aquarium

There's cute. And then there's itty-bitty baby sea otter cute.<p>A newborn baby sea otter became a resident of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal …

Lifestyle

Sea otter pup rescued near Port Hardy growing quickly, needs a name

A sea otter pup that arrived at the Vancouver Aquarium’s rescue centre last month is now growing quickly and needs a name.<p>The pup, which was …

Canadian News

The Loudest Smallest Voices Are Raising the Alarm on Climate Change

A new podcast, “Stepping Up,” highlights the stories of unlikely climate advocates<p>Most Americans understand that climate disruption is already …

Climate

Mysterious Sea Creatures Surface in 'Big Pacific'

It holds about half of Earth's liquid water, covers approximately 64 million square miles (166 million square kilometers) and extends deeper than any …

Pacific Ocean

Ocean life: 5 essential reads

If you’re spending this holiday weekend at the beach or headed there later this summer, take a moment to consider how many amazing life forms inhabit …

Oceans

Tiny sea otter pup rescued after found swimming alone off Vancouver Island

A tiny sea otter pup was being cared for after being found swimming alone in open water off northern Vancouver Island.<p>The little otter, estimated to be two to four weeks old, is being cared for by staff at the Vancouver Aquarium.<p>Staff and volunteers are providing 24-hour care for the young male pup …

Aquariums

Here Is a Tiny Sea Otter Pup to Soothe Your Troubled Soul

A round of applause for the the fine people at ABC News, who've found the only good man on earth and put him on the internet. Assuming you're a woman and you've been on the internet, you won't be at all surprised to find that the truth is he's not a man, but in fact a "tiny male sea otter pup." …

Otters

Sea otter pup found swimming alone near Vancouver Island rescued

A sea otter pup found swimming alone in open waters off northern Vancouver Island is now receiving round-the-clock care at the Vancouver Aquarium’s …

Canadian News

This video of an adorable rescued baby sea otter will make you weep

It was found swimming alone in open water off the coast of Canada.<p>A tiny sea otter pup is being cared for at an aquarium in Canada - and it is …

Otters

Sea otter pup found swimming alone near Vancouver Island rescued

A sea otter pup found swimming alone in open waters off northern Vancouver Island is now receiving round-the-clock care at the Vancouver Aquarium's …

Otters

Newborn otter brought in by boaters 'would not survive on his own'

A weeks-old sea otter is getting round-the-clock care from Vancouver Aquarium staff after being found swimming alone in open water off northern …

NOAA

Japan's oldest aquarium-born sea otter celebrates 21st birthday with 'ice cake'

The oldest aquarium-born sea otter in Japan celebrated her 21st birthday Wednesday, in an event highlighted by a colorfully decorated cake made of …

Oceans

Tiny male sea otter getting 24-hour care at Vancouver Aquarium’s Rescue Centre

A tiny, two to four-week-old male sea otter is getting 24-hour care after he was found swimming alone in open waters off northern Vancouver Island on …

Aquariums

Shedd Aquarium's Fascinating and Ingenious Animals

Big Pacific <i>airs Wednesdays at 8:00 pm, beginning June 21. Previous episodes are available to stream</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>A sea otter’s fur is so dense that one square …

Aquariums

Earth - Conservation success for otters on the brink

Loveable, playful, inquisitive, tenacious, energetic, versatile, charming and undeniably cute. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe an otter. If you’ve been lucky enough to see one of these shy semi-aquatic animals in the wild, you’ll instantly understand why.<p>But despite …

Conservation

Where Have All The Sea Otters Gone?

<b>Photos and Words by Chuck Graham</b><p>I was kayaking between Point Arguello and Point Conception on the Central California Coast. The surf heaved across …

Nature

Shedd helps rehabilitate orphaned sea otter pup

Experts from Chicago's Shedd Aquarium have teamed up with an aquarium in Alaska to provide care for an orphaned sea otter pup.<p><b>MOBILE USERS: SWIPE TO</b> …

Animals

Modeling otter busts out all its best poses for photoshoot

Looking cute in photos is never easy, but one adorable otter clearly knows his angles and how to work them.<p>Japan's Toba Aquarium held a little photoshoot for one of its sea otters. The otter was a total ham, knew it was cute, and showed off with all the amazing poses in its modeling arsenal. The …

Otters

Threats to Sea Otters

by Daniela Escontrela, RJD intern<p>Sea otters are a very charismatic species due to their very cute and cuddly appearance; however, sea otters are …

Oceans

First Impressions: Fox AX gravel suspension fork

Just prior to Sea Otter, we attended the Fox 32 Step Cast AX launch, got the details, then headed out to Big Basin Redwoods State Park for a monster …

Mountains

U.S. to Offer Over 1 Million Acres Offshore Alaska in Upcoming Oil and Gas Lease Sale

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday announced it will offer approximately 1.09 million acres off Alaska’s southcentral coast …

Oil

Pacific Grove, California has wonderful May days

The Monterey Peninsula gets some serious tourism with a couple million visitors throughout the year. Tourism here peaks June to August, but May is …

Oceans