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Sea otters

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea otter -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Sea otter.,
  • Otters.

  • About the Edition

    A scientist learns how sea otters live in the cold Pacific Ocean.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Evelyn Shaw ; pictures by Cherryl Pape.
    SeriesA Nature I can read book, Nature I can read book.
    ContributionsPape, Cherryl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C25 S5 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4401054M
    ISBN 100060256133, 0060256141
    LC Control Number79002017


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Sea otters were hunted for their fur to the point of near extinction. Early in the 20th century only 1, to 2, animals remained. Today, sea otters are protected by law.

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If you have any interest in sea life or climate change, this is a great read for you!/5. Do you know Sea Otters. Test your Zoobooks smarts by answering 20 questions about Sea Otters. The story of sea otters over the past years chronicles their decline to near extinction and the roads to recovery that cross various conflicts, and in the end provides lessons that will aid the conservation of other threatened species and compromised ecosystems.

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Sea otters often float at the water's surface in forests of kelp, or giant seaweed, and entangle themselves to keep from moving in the rolling sea. While floating on their backs, sea otters not only nap, but also use rocks to help them. The B.C. sea otter population (approx.

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See the Sea Otter See the Sea Otter See the Sea Otter See the Sea Otter. Descriptive (nonfiction), words, Lexile L Level 1 Grades K Sea otters are amazing little creatures that spend much of their lives floating in the water. They can sleep, eat, play, and take care of their babies in the ocean.

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“This book is a masterpiece of children’s nonfiction about nature. With pages of stunning photographs and easy-to-read text about the history, science and ecological heroics of sea otters, this book is a must-have for every budding naturalist and every lover of sea otters.”.

"[Sea Otters: A History] provides readers with a fascinating overview of the life, times and history of the smallest marine mammal in the North Pacific Ocean.

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The book is accessible, well researched, informative and very attractive. All ages will enjoy this book.”—Robert Bateman, artist and naturalist. [Then the otters would be] implanted with a tracking device to allow them to be monitored later,” he said.

“I was able to meet native Alaskans who are sea otter hunters and learn about that process and the challenges that they face.” He also observed sea otter autopsies.

The sea otter (Enhydra lutris) is a marine mammal native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific 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 most marine mammals, the sea otter's primary form of insulation is an exceptionally thick coat of fur, the Class: Mammalia.

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Sea otters wrap themselves in kelp or hold hands when sleeping to prevent drifting. Sea otters are incredibly clean and keep their waterproof coats in perfect condition.

Sea otters have no insulating fat, but trap air under their coasts as insulation. Sea otters have– 1, hairs per square inch, the thickest fur or any mammal. Sea otters can sometimes be seen off sandy beaches — and even local harbors. Tips for spotting a sea otter. The sea otter can usually be found in kelp beds, and looks very much like lumps of kelp.

A sea otter rests on its back with its head, arms and flippers in the air, and looks like two lumps close together. Visit our sea otter exhibit to learn about our sea otters, why they’re here and what we do to keep them active.

Find out why sea otters almost went extinct and how they’re in recovery. Head to the wildlife viewing station where your guide can help you spot wild sea otters off the back deck. In Sea Otters: A History Richard Ravalli synthesizes anew the sea otter’s complex history of interaction with humans by drawing on new histories of the species that consider international and global factors beyond the fur trade, including sea mammal conservation, Cold War nuclear testing, and environmental tourism.

Examining sea otters in a Brand: UNP - Nebraska. Having already spent months covering Rialto’s journey, it only took Mapes a week to complete the book.

There’s a lot of information about the conservation story of sea otters to take in, but Mapes also hopes the book will inspire readers to think a little deeper about nature.

Sea otters can also drink salt water and thus can remain at sea for several days at a time. Sea otters are usually solitary but are sometimes seen in groups—gatherings of up to 2, have been observed along the coast of Alaska.

At night, sea otters may choose either. "Sea Otters: Enjoy the Antics of Sea Otters. (DK Readers Level 1). Title:Sea Otters: Enjoy the Antics of Sea Otters. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

In a UK first, two rescued Alaskan sea otters have become residents in our brand new £multi-million marine rescue facility as part of a pioneering education and conservation project. After their epic journey from Alaska to Birmingham, the pair have been settling into their new home under the watchful eye of our Otter Care Team.

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The moon-mother’s tears fall into the sea, turning into stars – a folktale element that allows for lovely compositions as the otters dive for the stars. Sea otters are carnivores in the family Mustelidae—a group of animals that also includes terrestrial and semi-aquatic forms such as weasels, badgers, skunks, fishers, minks, and river otters are the only fully aquatic form of otters, but they share.

Table of Contents. Contents What are sea mammals. 4 What are sea otters. 6 How are sea otters classified. 8 Where do sea otters live. 10 What adaptations help sea otters survive.

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Sea otters once ranged from Mexico to Alaska and even to Japan. Currently, the California population numbers around 3, and is found from Half Moon Bay to Point Conception. There is a much larger population in Alaska, and sea otters are still found in Russia.

Sea otters inhabit shallow coastal areas and prefer places with kelp. The kelp acts. Relative to river otters, sea otters have flattened molars for crushing prey rather than tearing.

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Approximately 90 percent of the world’s sea otters live in coastal Alaska. Sea otters have the thickest fur of any animal. Unlike most other marine mammals, otters lack a blubber layer. Sea otters do not have the blubber that whales and dolphins do for insulation against the cold.

They use fur as their insulation against the cold of the water. The fur that the sea otter has is the thickest fur of any mammal, with up to one million hairs per square inch. Sea otters prey on sea urchins, helping to maintain healthy kelp forests and thus, a healthy ecosystem.

This dynamic text engages readers in an educational dialogue, examining the role of sea otters, the threats they face, and possible solutions to protect this fundamental species. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Love, John A. Sea otters. Golden, Colo.: Fulcrum Pub., © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.In this level 1 reader, young readers will explore the fun-filled world of lovable otters.

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