16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A Sea Otter & Pup on the northern end of Vancouver Island
"Baby On Board" Sea Otters will stay with mom for about 6 months, nursing for the first 4 weeks before transitioning to solid foods. The bond between mom and pup are strong and she will defend her pup from aggressive males.
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||June 7, 2018, 4:45 p.m.