14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Sustainable Travel
Otters in the Elkhorn Slough
Southern Sea Otters are an endangered population. They are also a keystone species, not only in the Elkhorn Slough, but in the Monterey Bay ecosystem. We were in the area to film a documentary short about these incredible animals and how they help keep the bay and the slough healthy despite continuing threats from pollution, disease and environmental change.
|Photo Location:||Moss Landing, California, United States of America|
|Copyright:||© Douglas Croft|