From the back cover: “Sea otters – the adorable, furry marine mammals that are native to the Pacific coastline from California to Alaska and beyond – are making a comeback. Nearly hunted to the point of extinction in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, these animals are a key indicator species of the health of the coastal ecosystem. Join science journalist Todd McLeish as he tracks down the tale of the sea otter.” Written by Todd McLeish, 264 pages. Listed price includes the cost of shipping, and all purchases help support Newport’s historic lighthouses. Thank you!