Southern sea otter wrapped in kelp

Sea otters often wrap themselves in kelp fronds to keep from drifting away as they sleep. The orange tag on this sea otter’s flipper, placed by scientists, is used to identify and monitor individual sea otters. Photo by Ingrid Taylar via Flickr.

December 12, 2019

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