LIVE Sea Otter Cam | The world’s first HD live stream of California sea otters in the wild.

We’re #WildforOtters!  Are you?
Calling all otter fans! Want to watch cute sea otters romp, wrestle and play every day of the year? We’ve partnered with our friends at Animal Planet L!VE to bring you daily cuteness by way of this otterly adorable live cam.

Don’t see any otters? They’ll be back, but until then enjoy the coastal views and perhaps even a dock full of lazy sea lions!

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Where is the camera?

We’ve installed our remote-controlled camera (Yep, we can zoom in and follow the action as it’s happening!) at one of the most awesome otter-spotting locations on the planet. Ok, who are we kidding… it IS the most awesome otter-spotting location on the planet!

Elkhorn Slough harbors the largest tract of tidal salt marsh in California outside of the San Francisco Bay.  It’s also home to the largest concentration of southern sea otters on the California coast. The slough and wetlands provide critical habitat for hundreds of species, including sea otters, sea lions, harbor seals, great egrets and brown pelicans. At the mouth of the Elkhorn Slough sits the Moss Landing Harbor, in which lies a one of a kind spot where otters love to hang out together to play, groom, eat, and nap. All of this otterly adorable action takes place directly in front of our camera — a location that we’ve been granted exclusive access to.

Oh, and did we mention that the otters hang out here every day of the year? Seriously, we’re not kidding. 365 days a year of otter raft antics awesomeness! Pretty cool, huh?


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About is dedicated to raising awareness about California's threatened sea otters and the role research plays in the species recovery and conservation. It's a collaboration of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, U.C. Santa Cruz, U.C. Davis, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, among others. is also home of the world's first HD live stream of southern sea otters in the wild.