A southern sea otter pup eats red abalone off Otter Point, Monterey, California, while its mother dives for prey.

A southern sea otter pup eats red abalone off Otter Point, Monterey, California, while its mother dives for prey.

A southern sea otter pup eats red abalone off Otter Point, Monterey, California, while its mother dives for prey.

A southern sea otter pup eats red abalone off Otter Point, Monterey, California, while its mother dives for prey. Photo courtesy Nicole LaRoche/U.S. Geological Survey.
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