Olive the Oiled Otter

Olive the Oiled Otter (California Department of Fish & Wildlife)

‘Olive The Oiled Otter’ Gives Birth To 2nd Pup

Having already set a milestone for birthing a pup after being found covered in oil, a sea otter gave birth to a second pup this week, a California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman said Thursday.


A young otter, nicknamed 'Olive,' shortly after it was found on a beach in Santa Cruz covered in crude oil. (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Sea Otter Rescued From Oil-Soaking In Santa Cruz Gives Birth

A rescued California sea otter found covered in oil on a Santa Cruz beach in 2009 has a new member of the family.