“What happens when a wild sea otter mom and pup spend the afternoon in the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Great Tide Pool? It’s a case of cute overload! Staffer Alyssa Penacho captured this amazing footage right outside the Aquarium on 1/22/14. Our SORAC program has been studying and trying to save the threatened southern sea otter since 1984, so we were thrilled by this visit!”
2. UPDATE: They came back later in the week!
- The Trump administration is reportedly considering a set of policies to prosecute parents who illegally enter the US with their children.
- Norma McCorvey, the woman behind the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case, Roe v. Wade, has died in Texas at 69.
- Mark Sanford held a town hall on Saturday that he organized with Indivisible, a group dedicated to holding members of Congress' feet to the fire.
- Donald Glover has been cast as Simba in Disney's remake of "The Lion King."