This patient is a southern sea otter, a threatened species. Because sea otters are very dexterous and curious, we retrofitted several pool areas at our hospital to provide a safe space for juvenile and adult sea otters to receive life-saving care.
Many sea otters strand suffering from domoic acid toxicosis, toxoplasmosis, injury and other ailments.
- Corcoran Lagoon Beach (26th Ave) - Live Oak, Santa Cruz
- Cause of Death
- Malnutrition, Maternal separation, Euthanasia
- Deceased Date
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