Downloadable Screaming (Meeping) Sea Otter Ringtone

Are you crazy about sea otters? Do you think their beautiful vocalizations sound like music? Are you sometimes unable to hear your phone when it’s ringing, or to wake up in the morning when your alarm clock goes off? Well, you need the meeping sea otter ringtone! I made this one for my wife, but …

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Are Sea Otters Smelly? (What Do They Smell Like?)

The cute, cuddly sea otter (Enhydra lutris) is known for its stuffed toy looks but also infamous for its smell. There are a lot of stories that depict the sea otter as having a disgusting smell. On the other hand, there are people who also say that their odor is similar to fresh flowers. Which …

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Sea Otter Poop (Some Stinky Questions Answered)

Sea otter mom smimming on her back with her baby on her tummy.

Sea otters (Enhydra lutris) are a little bit of the oddballs among the otter species and even more among the Mustelidae family. These cuddly little guys are the largest of the entire weasel family and are the only fully aquatic otters, having no obligatory ties to any terrestrial habitats like most of their relatives.  Its …

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The Sea Otter’s Eyes and Vision (They See Well Underwater!)

When we compare sea otters to other marine mammals, we can immediately see the size difference between them and most sea-dwellers. As the second smallest marine mammals, they come shy compared to their neighbor pinnipeds.  So sea otters must have an excellent vision to protect themselves from threats and dangers. They also need their eyes …

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Sea Otter Threats & Dangers (They Need Our Help!)

Here at Floofmania, sea otters are one of our favorite marine mammals – and they could also be yours! After all, who can resist those charming furry faces? But they’re so much more than their fluff and cuteness; they are one of nature’s greatest aquatic environmentalists! As keystone species, sea otters help keep kelp forests …

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Sea Otters and Their Sleeping Behavior (How Do They Remain in Place as They Sleep?)

Sleeping and resting is the second-most important daily activity in a sea otter’s life, next to foraging and followed by grooming. Sea otters specifically spend 40 to 49% of their daily lives snoozing off and building up energy so they can feed and groom themselves effectively afterward.  Biologists routinely observe the resting behavior of sea …

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20 Animals Similar To Sea Otters (20 Lookalikes)

A sea otter, Enhydra lutris, is one of the most distinctive marine mammals living exclusively in cold coastal waters. These animals can weigh as much as 100 pounds while measuring up to 5 feet in length.  You might mistake them for corks or blobs bobbing along the water surface where kelp forests thrive. You’ll quickly …

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Are Sea Otters Territorial? Your Questions Answered

Sea otters are one of the biggest members of the weasel or Mustelidae family, but one of the smallest among marine mammals. They are native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific Ocean.  They are also extremely fluffy with over 1 million hairs per square inch (for your reference, we generally have …

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Sounds that Sea Otters Make and What They Mean

Sea otters are very social creatures, living in same-sex groups on ocean coastlines between California and Alaska. They’re amazing too and have innovative ways to communicate with each other. While not extremely vocal, they do produce sounds to express particular emotions, instructions or to have fun. These sounds can include things like hissing, cooing, grunting, …

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Where Do Sea Otters Live? (States & Countries)

Sea otters live in the shallow coastal waters of the oceans, preferring locations with thick kelp forests. Today they are found in three primary locations: near the coast of Alaska, near the coast of California, and off the coast of Russia. This article looks at the lives, habitats, and status of sea otters. Where Can …

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