Posts Tagged ‘otter’

OMG, a Wild Otter at the Sutro Baths! – Photographer David Cruz Comes Through Again – Slinky Little Devil

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Here’s the video from David Cruz:

And here are the photos, like this one:

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Now I’ll tell you, I’ve chased reports of otter sightings around northeast San Francisco, but I aint never seen one…

Monterey Sea Otter Mother Shows Her Pup How to Use a Rock to Eat Some Crab

Friday, August 26th, 2011

This has a better, closer view from the same area along 17 Mile Drive. (No pup though.)

Pup, rock, mom:

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Smash, smash, smash. And then:

Pup, crab, mom:

Nom, nom, nom.

Know Your Adorable Orphaned Baby Sea Otters – Kit of the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

The aging sea otters of Monterey Bay Aquarium, The Golden Girls -  Maggie, Toola, Rosa and Joy, will soon have three-month old Kit to play with.

Here’s Kit. She lost her mom a couple months back down in Morro Bay but now she’s hanging out with her new BFF Mae in Monterery.

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Here’s video of Kit’s first day on display.

All the deets, after the jump.

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Jerry Brown Throws Down, Sues the Feds over Endangered Species Act

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Oh, he certainly gave plenty of warning, but yesterday Attorney General Jerry Brown went and made it official by filing a lawsuit against a whole bunch of Bush Administration agencies for their roles in undermining the Endangered Species Act.

It’s on!

These endangered Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) from Monterey must surely welcome Jerry Brown’s lawsuit. Click to expand:

Feel free to read this cheat sheet to get up to speed on these issues.

More deets after the jump.

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