In year the three-year running average is approximately southern sea otters off the coast of California. There are between and northern sea otters residing in Alaska, Canada and Washington. There are approximately in Russia and less than a dozen in Japan.
Chester Zoo recently welcomed two tiny newborn baby Asian Small-clawed Otters to its fold. The water-logged pups have been appropriately named ‘Daley’, after U. Olympian diver Tom Daley, and ‘Rebecca’, in honor of Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington!
This sea otter pup was rescued at California's Central Coast. Now he lives in Monterey Bay Aquarium. Take a visit to the aquarium, or walk/kayak along the coast to see some of Monterey's famous otters.