“Otter Portrait”

© Teklanika Photography 2013
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Otter Portrait”
The first scientific description of the sea otter is contained in field notes from 1751.

Northern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni)
Whittier, Alaska
04/20/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 285mm
1/800 sec @ f5.6
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Otter in Snow”

© Teklanika Photography 2013
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Otter in Snow”
Unlike most other marine mammals, the sea otter has no blubber and relies on its exceptionally thick fur to keep warm.

Northern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni)
Whittier, Alaska
04/20/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 105mm
1/1250 sec @ f4.5
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2013