- sea otters are the only marine mammal that doesn't use blubber to stay warm in the icy waters of the Pacific -- to stay warm, they have incredibly thick fur that traps air
- sea otters are a keystone species in their habitat -- the role that they play impacts all the other species in the area
- sea otter populations seem to be spreading (that's good news!) -- there was a recent sighting in southern California
- sea otter mothers tie their babies into floating seaweed while they go looking for food, but there's always a plan B:
Monday, March 21, 2016
Mammal Monday -- sea otters!
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