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Clara, a rescued sea otter, holds her pup in December 2014. (Joe Tomoleoni/Monterey Bay Aquarium)

For First Time, Sea Otter Pup Conceived In Wild Born In Captivity At UC Santa Cruz

For the first time ever, a sea otter conceived in the wild has been born in captivity, according to researchers at University of California Santa Cruz.

01/23/2015

Sea Otter

Boat Owner Reportedly Shoots Female Sea Otter In Moss Landing

Federal authorities are investigating a report that a Northern California boat owner shot a female sea otter.

12/14/2014

A frame from a YouTube video shows Pup 681 playing with a toy in her tank at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. (Shedd Aquarium)

Orphaned Sea Otter Pup From Peninsula Thriving At Chicago Aquarium

An orphaned sea otter pup is beginning to thrive at the rehabilitation facility it was taken to after being rescued from a Peninsula beach.

11/12/2014

Sea otter pup 681. (Bay City News Service)

Orphaned Baby Otter Found Stranded On Peninsula Beach Getting Round-The-Clock Care At Chicago Aquarium

An orphaned baby otter found stranded at a San Mateo County beach in September is now living at a Chicago aquarium where it is receiving round-the-clock care and learning how to be an otter, aquarium officials said.

11/05/2014

A viewer sent in this photo of an otter spotted at San Francisco's Sutro Baths. (Natures Lantern)

Frolicking Otter Spotted At SF’s Sutro Baths

A CBS 5 viewer and regular visitor to the area sent in video and images of an otter frolicking at San Francisco’s historic Sutro Baths.

10/10/2012

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.

09/14/2012