Feeding in the little bay south of Soberanes Point
Off Soberanes Point
This is a clip from a video showing the sea otter swimming (left to right) on its back, eating/handling some food item on its belly....just below the sheer rock wall of an island in Resurrection Bay, near the Kenai Fjords Natl. Park.
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Eating a clam
with Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina)
The sea otter (Enhydra lutris) is a marine mammal native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific Ocean. Adult sea otters typically weigh between 14 and 45 kg (31 and 99 lb), making them the heaviest members of the weasel family, but among the smallest marine mammals. Unlike most marine mammals, the sea otter's primary form of insulation is an exceptionally thick coat of fur, the densest in the animal kingdom. Although it can walk on land, the sea...