This otter investigated Kevin Stierhoff prior to a dive in the kelp forest
at Point Lobos State Reserve.
Image ID: sanc0845, NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection
Location: California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Photo Date: 2005 September 30
Photographer: Lieutenant John Crofts, NOAA Corps
Category: Sanctuary/NOAA 200th Photo Contest/
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