MONTEREY (CBS SF) — A wild sea otter that entered the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Great Tide Pool gave birth to a pup Saturday.

The birth took place in the afternoon as visitors and staff looked on, according to aquarium officials.

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On Sunday morning, the mother and pup remained in the tide pool, resting.

The mother most likely entered the tide pool seeking shelter from stormy seas, aquarium officials said.

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In December, another sea otter mother entered the tide pool’s sheltered waters and gave birth, according to aquarium officials.


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