Mar 31, 2018
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VIDEO: Why Hundreds of Sea Otters Died in the Pacific | National Geographic

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VIDEO: When these otters were found wheezing and struggling with seizures on beaches in Homer, Alaska, researchers were surprised. In the past, maybe 75 dying otters had washed ashore in a year, but in 2015, more than 300 died. Could this die-off be related to a large patch of warm water, known as the blob, that had formed in the Pacific?
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Read more about “The Blob That Cooked the Pacific.”
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/09/warm-water-pacific-coast-algae-nino/

Learn more about sea otters.
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/sea-otter/

VIDEO: Paul Nicklen
EDITOR: Edythe McNamee

Why Hundreds of Sea Otters Died in the Pacific | National Geographic

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