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Where's My Baby

Nothing is more heart wrenching than the cry of a Sea Otter mother who has been separated from her pup, and that’s exactly what was going on in this photo. Somehow the mom and pup got separated, and she was crying out to her pup to try to locate him.  Luckily a couple minutes later they were reunited and all was good again.

 

It was interesting one time this happened in a big raft of Sea Otters, and a pup that was on another mother kept crying back…made us wonder if the pup had been kidnapped.

 

This image is copyright © Terri Shaddick, if you are interested in using or purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, contact Terri Shaddick at contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: August 5, 2019
Location: Johnstone Strait Area, British Columbia

Camera: Canon 1DX Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM
Focal Length: 500mm
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 4000
Exposure: 1/1000

About this Image

Nothing is more heart wrenching than the cry of a Sea Otter mother who has been separated from her pup, and that’s exactly what was going on in this photo. Somehow the mom and pup got separated, and she was crying out to her pup to try to locate him.  Luckily a couple minutes later they were reunited and all was good again.

 

It was interesting one time this happened in a big raft of Sea Otters, and a pup that was on another mother kept crying back…made us wonder if the pup had been kidnapped.

 

This image is copyright © Terri Shaddick, if you are interested in using or purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, contact Terri Shaddick at contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: August 5, 2019
Location: Johnstone Strait Area, British Columbia

Camera Specs

Camera: Canon 1DX Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM
Focal Length: 500mm
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 4000
Exposure: 1/1000