Photo of the Day: Mother and baby sea otters float in kelp

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credit: Jaymi Heimbuch

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Sea otters are amazing mothers, keeping their fluffy babies balanced on their stomachs to help keep them warm. They also use kelp as anchors so they don't float off when resting, and to keep baby from getting lost while mother dives to find food.

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