Poisoned Oceans Are Cutting Otters’ Lifespans By Two-Thirds

Ocean pollution

By PF Louis – Natural News

(NaturalNews) Otters have had issues verging on threatened extinction in the early 20th Century. They were trapped and killed for their thick-layered furs that protect them from water and frigid conditions. Restrictions or bans on killing otters for fur has helped their numbers rise again.

In addition to the thick double-layered furs that protect these semi-aquatic amphibious mammals of the weasel family, they have webbed feet with claws at the ends of their four short legs and a wide tail that helps propel them through water. The sea otters tend to spend more time in water then their river otter cousins.

Continue reading at Natural News: Poisoned Oceans Are Cutting Otters’ Lifespans By Two-Thirds

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