Photo: Cute sea otter pup snuggles up to mom

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Photo contributor Sam McMillan writes that sea otters usually give birth in the water. “Mothers have been observed to lick and fluff a newborn for hours; after grooming, the pup's fur retains so much air, the pup floats like a cork and cannot dive,” he says.

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