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Meet marine biologist Karl Mayer, the animal care coordinator for the Sea Otter Research and Conservation program (SORAC) at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, who had a very important role in the care of Otter 501. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

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This pup was the 501st live-stranded sea otter to enter the SORAC program since its inception in 1984. She was now officially called 501. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

This mother sea otter has to supply enough milk to the pup. Mom has to eat for two. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

Typically SORAC monitored 501, along with the other surrogate-reared sea otters in Elkhorn Slough, about once a week. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

Sea otter biologists don’t all do the same job. Colleen Young, a sea otter biologist with the California Department of Fish & Game, explains what her job is, working to uncover the causes of sea otter deaths. Warning: this video has some graphic content. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

The sea otter’s lustrous coat is the softest and plushest of all mammals. This fur can contain over 1 million strands of hair per square inch. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

As shown in this photo of a rescue by Karl Mayer from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, only those with the proper qualifications can legally handle marine mammals. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey....

The ability to capture, tag, and track sea otters is essential for scientific study. See how sea otter biologists do it. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

Learn more about the controversial project to relocate a population of sea otters to a San Nicolas Island, a remote island off the southern California Coast. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

At the California Department of Fish & Game’s Wildlife Veterinarian Lab in Santa Cruz, a team of scientists performs necropsies (animal autopsies) on sea otters to find out what is killing this threatened species. Warning: this video has some graphic content. Let us know what you think about Otter 501: A webStory by completing our short survey at www.surveymonkey.....

White sea otter :: so beautiful!!