50 years ago, atomic testing created otter refugees

Excerpt from the November 10, 1968, issue of Science News

sea otter

OTTERLY FANTASTIC The transfer of a few hundred sea otters from Amchitka Island in the 1960s and early 1970s helped replenish populations ravaged by hunting in southeastern Alaska, Washington and British Columbia.

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