Sea Otters Might Be Struggling With Biodiversity
Sea Otter Awareness Week is about more than how cute they are. Here's the current state of the species.By Samantha Crook | September 18, 2015
The end of September marks Sea Otter Awareness Week, and there's more to be aware of than the fact that they're adorable.
The little guys actually have a rough history; the fur trade almost drove the species to extinction in the early 1900s. Sea otter populations have somewhat recovered since then, but they still face biodiversity issues.