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.
Federal authorities are investigating a report that a Northern California boat owner shot a female sea otter.
An orphaned sea otter pup is beginning to thrive at the rehabilitation facility it was taken to after being rescued from a Peninsula beach.
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.
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.
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.