Sea otters are the CUTEST creatures ever! There are so many fascinating facts about them but the sea otter story of otters holding hands went viral a couple of days ago.
Although it’s very common of sea otters holding hands while sleeping but the pictures are too cute to miss.
Some fascinating facts about these fluff balls
Did you know that sea otters don’t normally hold hands together while they’re floating? They usually keep track of each other to keep floating by keeping an eye on one another.
Not just this but they listen to their fellow’s voices and sounds and keep in touch through occasional tail and flipper contact that they make during floating.
While otters holding hands isn’t really common, what’s common is that they can practically just dive hundreds of feet in the waters or sea. Rocks are used as their tools. Another sea otter story that went viral was a sea otter mama carrying its baby on the tummy in the water.
Did you also know that sea otters are also hungry animals? This animal eats 25% of their body weight in food every day! Oh, and of all the sea otters in the world, 90% of them live on the coast of Alaska. So you might have to travel all the way to Alaska to catch the amazing view of sea otters holding hands.
Nothing more important than family
This picture is too adorable not to be seen by the whole world.Otters holding hands is probably one of the purest forms of love in the animal kingdom. This sea otter story and the picture should be awarded as the cutest one out there! Not just staying beside each other but holding hands together while floating proves that nothing is more important than family for these otters.
Baby Sea Otters and Mama
The baby isn’t the size of his big mama so he can’t basically hold hands with her.
But these sea otter babies; called pups, just lie on their mama’s tummies during the floating and enjoy the water a little bit.While the moms go for hunting in the sea or fish, diving a mile or more within, they wrap the babies in seaweed so the pups won’t float away or drown.
HOW ADORABLE IS THAT!
The World Needs To See Them As Cuties and Not Furs
We can’t believe it’s 2020 and we have to address the issue of not hunting these extinct adorable animals for fur.
Fur making for coats and various other items worn by humans, as well as hunting of sea otters, reduced their number quite low back in the 1900s.There were only 2000 sea otters left. We’re glad they’re back to being important ever since the sea otter story and the picture of sea otters holding hands went viral.
Because of the fur trade, there were only 2000 of otters left in the whole world. This is unforgettable and unforgivable. The world needs to see them as the adorable animals that they are, leaving them to live peacefully and not for furs.
Current situation of sea otters in the world
We’re so glad to tell you guys that the sea otters generation has increased today making about 106,000 worldwide.
Still, they’re on a threat level as they are becoming extinct hence they are also in danger. Fur trading is on pause because of people awakening now that it’s finally the century of awareness and kindness but oil spills, fishing nets are endangering their lives.
Sea otters holding hands while sleeping
Let us just conclude the topic here by showing you another amazing pic of sea otters holding hands while sleeping.
We bet you haven’t seen any other animal being this cute.Yes, we believe cats are cute and dogs are super adorable in their own ways but oh my! Just look at this pic. Do you not think this is one of the most amazing pictures ever on the internet?! We sure believe so.
We hope this article changed your views about otters because a lot of people think they are ugly.