Otter Pup Falls Asleep on Top of Her Floating Mom

Connie Levenhagen Niemi captured absolutely adorable footage of a tiny 1-day old otter as she snuggled comfortably asleep against her mother’s chest as they floated supine in the tide pool outside the Monterey Bay Aquarium. According to Levenhagen, the audio portion was from an aquarium employee who was “doing a Periscope broadcast”.

This baby sea otter was born in the “Great Tide Pool” at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on 12/20/15. Her mom is a wild, Californian sea otter that sought refuge in the pool to shield her against other animals and the stormy day