A Conservation Success Story: The Southern Sea Otter

Due to the fur trade in the 18th and 19th centuries the Souther Sea Otter, Enhydra lutris, was thought to be extinct on the coasts of California. Due to the collaboration between The Monterey Bay Aquarium, state and federal endangered species protection, and the Otter Refuge at Julia Pfeiffer Burns
State Park, the Southern Sea Otter is now experiencing a population comeback. Composite extrapolation from multiple photo references.

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