Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 29, 2013

California Sea Otter Populations Growing

California’s sea otter population is slowly growing. LiveScience reported

The sea Otter population is reported annually as a three-year-running average, and rose to 2,941 this year, up from last year’s average of 2,792. The animal still retains its threatened species status, and will continue to do so until it reaches an average of 3,090 individuals for three consecutive years, according to a USGS statement.

Read more at:  Sea Otter Populations Growing in California | LiveScience.

 


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  1. Maybe they’re getting to grips with the Toxoplasma gondii problem in sea otters, at last. I hope so.

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  2. Reblogged this on Ann Novek–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors.

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