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Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Mother with Pup

Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Mother with Pup, off Target Rock, adjacent to Morro Rock, in the harbor channel, in Morro Bay, CA, 26 May 2012. Part of a raft of 17 otters (~ 11 adults, ~ 6 pups) anchored in the kelp during an incoming tide.

 

Photo © 2012 “Mike” Michael L. Baird, mike {at] mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com, Canon 5D Mark III with a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens, with no circular polarizer, handheld, shooting RAW, Lightly developed in Lightroom 4. Taken as close as possible, as low as possible (about 0.5 meter above water) at water’s edge. Intentionally over-exposed with Exposure Compensation for the series set to between +1 and +1 2/3rd’s ev. See EXIF for more settings.

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Taken on May 26, 2012