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Mammal    Species Name:
Enhydra lutris

Common Name:
Sea Otter


Baker's Bay, Washington
They saw the first hides at Baker's bay
  November 20, 1805

Journal Entries:

As the Corps descended the Columbia, they saw marine mammals in great numbers, presumably fishing. At the time, Capt. Clark described them as sea ...  more>>

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