Guess who’s excited for Sea Otter Awareness Week! Sea otters have the thickest fur of any animal with up to 1 million hair follicles per square inch, are one of the few mammals that use tools, and are critical to how their ecosystems function. What’s your favorite sea otter fact?
More fun otter facts: https://on.doi.gov/otters
Photo of a group of sea otters at Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve by Becky King, National Park Service.