Introduces that smallest of sea mammals, the brown, furry sea otter.
|Series||The Sea mammal discovery library|
|LC Classifications||QL737.C25 P26 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24 p. :|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||88026442|
Books shelved as sea-otters: Sea Otters by Margo Gates, Rescuing Rialto: A Baby Sea Otter's Story by Lynda V. Mapes, Seababy: A Little Otter Returns Home. Sea otters were hunted for their fur to the point of near extinction. Early in the 20th century only 1, to 2, animals remained. Today, sea otters are protected by law. Watch sea otters crack. Sea Otters is such a great and informative book and is very well written. In my opinion, this is great for all ages. You are never too young or too old to learn something new! I didn't know sea otters were almost considered an endangered species at one point. If you have any interest in sea life or climate change, this is a great read for you!/5. Do you know Sea Otters? Test your Zoobooks smarts by answering 20 questions about Sea Otters.
The story of sea otters over the past years chronicles their decline to near extinction and the roads to recovery that cross various conflicts, and in the end provides lessons that will aid the conservation of other threatened species and compromised ecosystems. Sea otters inspire strong human emotions ranging from adoration to disdain. Sea otters are part of the weasel family. They have webbed feet, water-repellent fur to keep them dry and warm, and nostrils and ears that close in the water. Sea otters often float at the water's surface in forests of kelp, or giant seaweed, and entangle themselves to keep from moving in the rolling sea. While floating on their backs, sea otters not only nap, but also use rocks to help them. The B.C. sea otter population (approx. 6,) are descendants of 89 Alaskan otters relocated to Vancouver Island in Review by Robin Inglis Sea Otters: A History by Richard Ravalli Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press $ (U.S.) / Reviewed by Robin Inglis * This slim volume -- about pages of narrative excluding an appendix of data tables involving the. See the Sea Otter See the Sea Otter See the Sea Otter See the Sea Otter. Descriptive (nonfiction), words, Lexile L Level 1 Grades K Sea otters are amazing little creatures that spend much of their lives floating in the water. They can sleep, eat, play, and take care of their babies in the ocean. They do not have blubber like some sea.
Read about the life of a sea otter pup in this nonfiction story, Sea Otter Pups. Sea Otter Pups Ruth Owen Read Aloud by krowe4kids Nonfiction Text HMH into Reading grade 2 . “This book is a masterpiece of children’s nonfiction about nature. With pages of stunning photographs and easy-to-read text about the history, science and ecological heroics of sea otters, this book is a must-have for every budding naturalist and every lover of sea otters.”. "[Sea Otters: A History] provides readers with a fascinating overview of the life, times and history of the smallest marine mammal in the North Pacific Ocean. It is at once natural history, commercial history, imperial and nation defining history, species extinction history, conservation history and tourism/entertainment history."—Robin. Sea Otters are super fun to watch! Science is the magic in the universe just waiting to be discovered. Loving2Read Where Wild & Crazy Kids Read and Succeed! Concepts and Skills:sciencescience poemssea otterssea otter facts.