PEOPLE SHOULD PHYSICALLY DISTANCE FROM SEA OTTERS, TOO
May 19, 2020 | Bay Nature Magazine
For the sea otters of Moss Landing, the beginning of summer is a stressful time. In a normal year, when the weather warms, tourists flood onto Elkhorn Slough, a meandering seven-mile-long estuary, to kayak alongside California’s iconic marine mammal — and maybe snap a few pictures for social media.
The otters, which normally spend over a third of their day resting and napping, can’t catch a break.