southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) 12 days old is being groomed by the mother - the mother often holds the pup up while grooming or switching the pup around to nurse at Moss Landing, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey, California, USA, Pacific Ocean


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Image ID: 0046122-JSM-X

Southern Sea Otter | Enhydra lutris nereis

southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) 12 days old is being groomed by the mother - the mother often holds the pup up while grooming or switching the pup around to nurse at Moss Landing, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey, California, USA, Pacific Ocean
Credit to: Jane Smith / BluePlanetArchive.com

Image dimensions: 5400x3600