Sea Otter Awareness Week 2016 Starts Today!

Sea Otter Awareness Week 2016 Starts Today! September 18 to 24 is Sea Otter Awareness Week, an annual event coordinated by Friends of the Sea Otter, a non-profit advocacy group working to protect sea otters. From the event’s website:

Sea Otter Awareness Week falls on the last week in September and is an annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem. Each year, zoos, aquariums, natural history museums, marine institutions, filmmakers, researchers, academics, educators, and the public participate in various events and activities highlighting sea otters and their natural history and the various conservation issues sea otters are faced with.

Events are being held all over the U.S. and Lisbon, Portugal. Click here to find one near you!

Above photo by Monterey Bay Aquarium

Sea Otter Does the Robot

Otter Makes Eye Contact