There is so much more to a sea otter than meets the eye. Behind its cute face and fluffy fur, the sea otter is an aquatic environmentalist. By munching on urchins, it helps kelp forests flourish, and by crunching on crabs, it promotes eelgrass in estuaries. But this marine mammal is endangered — and needs our help.
View the Monetary Bay Aquarium website to read, watch videos and live sea otters, and learn more about this amazing creature!
Visit the Student-led Research Module of Grade 1 Curriculum to see curriculum connections.