Blue Water guides Kim Powell and Nikki Doyle ended our 2014 Elkhorn Slough programs with an incredible opportunity to observe a mother sea otter and her pup. Sea otters spend part of their day grooming, maintaining a clean and healthy fur.

560220_871548582889436_8191899317797331968_n-1Looks like this young pup got a lesson from mom in the art of rolling, trapping a layer of air at the base of the fur. Just like when we put on a wetsuit, the otter’s body warms up the layer of air and provides greater insulation. Join us as we explore Elkhorn Slough by Kayak…details at