Bay Area Sea Otters Making Slow ComebackNew data show a slight increase in the number of threatened California sea otters swimming in coastal waters, a comeback made more difficult because of a recent uptick in shark attacks.
HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea OttersA 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.
California Sea Otters Mysteriously DisappearingCalifornia sea otters have begun losing ground in their struggle to survive. Many are mysteriously falling victim to a ruthless killer: The great white shark.
State Lawmaker Seeks To Extend Otter Protection FundA central coast legislator is introducing a bill that would help protect threatened sea otters by keeping a voluntary contribution check box on state income tax forms.
California Sea Otter Deaths On The RiseThe agency reported about 304 carcasses found last year in California, up from 232 dead otters in 2009.
Shark Warning After Otters Attacked Off California CoastA record number of shark-bitten sea otters have been reported along the California coastline in the past couple of months, prompting state officials to warn of a potentially increased threat to humans.