Mom gives sea otter pup a ride

Mom gives sea otter pup a ride

Photographer Sam McMillan took this photo in California's Morro Bay Harbor which is a known "sea otter hot spot." Sea otters belong to the weasel or mustelid family, and like their cousins they have super thick fur - if you can imagine this: 850,000 to one million hairs per square inch, according to The Marine Mammal Center.

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