Sea-otters sentence example
They lie entangled in a vast net of sea-weed; are the resort of innumerable birds, and used to be largely frequented by seals and sea-otters, which, however, have been almost completely driven away by unregulated hunting.
The best sea otters have very dark coats which are highly esteemed, a few with silver hairs in parts; where these are equally and evenly spread the skins are very valuable.
The smaller and young sea otters of a grey or brown colour are of small value compared to the large dark and silvery ones.
Sea-otters are only found upon the rocky shores of certain parts of the North Pacific Ocean, especially the Aleutian Islands and Alaska, extending as far south on the American coast as The Sea-Otter (Latax, or Enhydra, lutris).
I saw wild sea otters in California in January 1995.Advertisement
Visitors can spend an entire day getting up close and personal with marine life, from dolphins and sea otters to penguins and rays.
Unlike the for-profit Aquarium by the Bay at Pier 39 in San Francisco, the Monterey Bay Aquarium operates as a non-profit organization, conducting research on a variety of topics including tuna conservation, sea otters and sharks.
The sea otters are popular attractions at the aquarium, as are the aquatic birds in the penguin habitat.