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Sea Otter

Monterey Boaters & Fisherman Warned To Look Out For Vulnerable Sea Otters

Fisherman and boaters going in and out of Monterey Bay are being warned to be on the lookout for sea otters that may be hunting at the start of salmon season.

04/07/2014

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

Sea Otter

HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea Otters

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.

06/20/2012

Sea Otter

Beloved Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Otter ‘Toola’ Dies

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.

03/04/2012

A Great White Shark (Anna Zieminski/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Alarmed By Growing Number of Shark Attacks on Sea Otters

Sharks may simply be mistaking the sea otters for their typical sea lion and elephant seal prey.

02/17/2012

Decline in CA Sea Otter Population

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.

08/04/2010