Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 19, 2019

Sea otter population in the SF Bay could skyrocket

The S. F. Chronicle reports

There’s hope for the endangered southern sea otter population, according to a study out of Sonoma State University that predicts the population could more than triple from about 3,000 to 10,000 if the animals were to repopulate the San Francisco Bay.

But there’s one big — and honestly pretty terrifying — obstacle for the fuzzy otters to contend with: great white sharks near the Golden Gate Bridge.

Read full story at  The sea otter population in the SF Bay could skyrocket. If they can get past ‘the gauntlet,’ that is – SFGate


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