12 day old southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) is resting in the water while the mother grooms herself - the mother frequently returns to check on the pup at Moss Landing, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey, California, USA, Pacific Ocean


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Image ID: 0046135-JSM-X

Southern Sea Otter | Enhydra lutris nereis

12 day old southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) is resting in the water while the mother grooms herself - the mother frequently returns to check on the pup at Moss Landing, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey, California, USA, Pacific Ocean
Credit to: Jane Smith / BluePlanetArchive.com

Image dimensions: 5325x2582