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Officials investigate otter deaths in southwestern Alaska

Sleeping sea otter in the Kenai Fjords. (Photo courtesy the National Parks Service/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT An unusual number of dying otters were found in Southwest Alaska. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launched an investigation into what was killing these seemingly healthy animals. In late January, dead and dying sea otters washed ashore near Port Moller and Nelson Lagoon. At …

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