Ever since Sutro Sam entered the beach scene as San Francisco’s first river otter in a half century, you might say that the Bay Area has been in a bit of an otter fever. So we thought it was timely to post these images captured by Anthony Chiong from a lake at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek. There’s nothing like a fish head to keep these youngsters out of trouble. Yum!
Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.
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