Sad news here, People. Sea Otter Mae of the Monterey Bay Aquarium passed away over the weekend at age 11. According to the MBA Tumbler page, “Mae was rescued as a two-day-old pup near Santa Cruz in April 2001, and raised by our Sea Otter Research and Conservation (SORAC) program team. She joined the sea otter exhibit in December 2001.”
Photo credits: 1 & 4) Randy Wilder…3) ©Bill Coggin.