The video of Otters Holding Hands got us interested in researching sea otters. They are amazing mammals!
We discovered there is a Sea Otter Live Cam at Monterey Bay Aquarium.
If the aquarium is closed, here's an after hours look at the sea otters.
If you would like to do more research go to Pebble Go and type the keyword "sea otters."
Get ready for this! Our own Shedd Aquarium has sea otters! Take a trip downtown or visit them here.
Read about Luna - A sea otter that was rescued along the coast of California.
***After their research, each 2nd Grade class created Sea Otter movies
We are preparing to make an iMovie to share our learning. Mrs. Anderson is helping us speak clearly and articulate. She gave us some good tips.
Do sea otters make sounds?
Ms. McFadden has also been doing research about sea otters. She learned about a pup that was saved in January and is now living at the Shedd!
"Pup 719 first arrived at the Shedd on Jan. 27, after a few weeks at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Researchers from that aquarium found her alone on Carmel Beach on Jan. 6, and took her in when they couldn’t track down her mother." The Chicagoist
Sea otters make the national news! This sea otter was born in a tide pool just outside the Monterey Bay Aquarium. ***
The mother sea otter is doing something we learned about through our research! Look how she is puffing up the pup's fur so it will be able to float on it's own.
***Thanks Ms. Hollenberg for showing us this report!
Meet the rescued sea otter at Shedd Aquarium!