Where do sea otters find food?


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2011-12-30 22:07:40
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In the sea, they love to eat clams from the sea bed.

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The otters favourite food is sea urchins.

otters swim in the water to find food and hide from other animals such as sharks,and other bigger sea creatures

As others have written, killer whales and sharks are the biggest threat to sea otters of all sizes if they are in the ocean. The younger sea otters can also be attacked on the water surface by bald eagles. While on land, all sea otters may be eaten by bears and possibly even coyotes.

Their whiskers are used for find food and their sense vibrations in the water.

Yes, don't you find it fun to murder sea otters by the thousands?


they can swim for a long time because they need to find food and/or protect their family. =)

it uses its small tail and ugly teeth to get their food

Sea otters can eat the following -mussels -calms -fish and other small animals that can fit in their mouth.

Food, water, homes, and territory.

yes, sea otters have young sea otters called pups

a sea otters habitat is the sea

All otters are mammals, including sea otters.

Since 2010, there are around 3000. This including, California sea otters, Alaskan sea otters and Russian sea otters.

Sea Otters find sea urchins on the ocean floor and break it open with a rock. It will then eat everything except the spines (the insides).

Mother sea otters nurse their young. They aggresively defend their young from intruders. Baby sea otters are called pups. The pups are weaned at 14 weeks. By three or four months, Giant River otters eat solid food.

Sea otters were not invented.

Sea otters are Lutrinae (otters) which is a subfamily of the family mustelidae (which also includes weasels, polecats, badgers, etc.)You can find more about otters here:

Sea otters have way more fur than seals

Sea otters dive down to the bottom of a river and collect clams, sea urchins, etc. Then they float on their back and use rocks to open their clams.

because its their food, they usually eat shellfish and fish

a sea otter's whiskers are used for finding food and they sense vibrations.

starfish, clams, and mussels

Sea otters usually live with their mothers only and the two stay together for around one year. As they very rarely go on land, the young otter has to learn how to survive at sea. Its mother teaches it how to avoid predators but most importantly how to find food. A great deal of the deep sea food the otters find will be shellfish, and the mother teaches the young to use small rocks to crack open the shell to get to the food inside. To do this they float on their backs, hold the shellfish on the bellies and bash it with the rock.

Can sea otters eat humans? no

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