A rescued California sea otter found covered in oil on a Santa Cruz beach in 2009 has a new member of the family.
A group of scientists are keeping a close eye at the health of sea otters off the California coast. They may be cute and furry, but California sea otters are facing a mystery threat.
A sea otter described by officials at the Monterey Bay Aquarium as the most important animal in the history of the aquarium’s otter research program has died.
Sharks may simply be mistaking the sea otters for their typical sea lion and elephant seal prey.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KCBS/AP) _ Marine biologists are seeking answers behind another decline in the population of California’s southern sea otter, which is on the federal list of threatened species.