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A sea otter's whiskers are used for finding food and they sense vibrations in the water.

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What are a sea otters whiskers for?

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


How do sea otters use their whiskers?

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


Sea Otters live in loose-knit social groups what are these groups of Sea Otters called?

A large group of sea otters is called a raft.


Do sea otters eat sea otters?

No.


What is the habitat of sea otters?

a sea otters habitat is the sea


What is the sea otters habitat?

a sea otters habitat is the sea


Sea otters reproductive?

yes, sea otters have young sea otters called pups


Are sea otters mammals?

All otters are mammals, including sea otters.


When were sea otters invented?

Sea otters were not invented.


About how many sea otters are left?

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


Are there any enemies that loons have?

sea otters,large raptors,and the bald eagle


What are loon's predators?

Sea otters and large raptors such as the bald eagle or osprey.


What sea otters eat?

Can sea otters eat humans? no


How do sea otters compare to sea otters?

they're the same


Where do California sea otters rest?

where do sea otters rest


What is the difference between seals and sea otters?

sea otters have fur and otters don't


Do sea otters live in the sea?

yes they do live in the sea that's why they are called sea otters.


Are sea otters secondary or primary consumers?

Sea otters are secondary consumers. This because sea urchins are primary and sea otters eat sea urchins.


Do sea otters travel in groups or solo?

Sea otters enjoy company and often travel in packs or pairs, and live in large groups. They will wander off by themselves, but they are known to form groups both small and large.


Where do sea otters live in the sea?

sea otters live on the coast or near islands


How long do sea otters get?

Sea otters get to be 4 to 5ft long


Where do sea otters excrete?

sea otters excrete in water and on land


Do sea otters have gills?

Sea otters do not have gills because they are mammals.


Can sea otters dig?

Yes, sea otters are able to dig.


Why do sea otters have whiskers?

In order to find their prey at a river, lake, or ocean bottom more easily when the visual field is compromised. It also makes them cuter.