16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Sea Otter & Pup on the northern end of Vancouver Island
"Baby On Board" Sea Otters will stay with mom for about 6 months, nursing for the first 4 weeks before transitioning to solid foods. The bond between mom and pup are strong and she will defend her pup from aggressive males.
|Photo Location:||Port Alice, British Columbia, Canada|
|Copyright:||© Stuart Clark|