Some stunning shots.
And the text is good too. The final paragraph, while a touch anthropomorphic, resonates.
I remember feeling really lucky to see them at boulders beach in 2018. However, we saw an otter in the water which our guide said he hadn’t seen there before. Potentially another threat sadly in terms of eggs.
Lucky to have seen an otter - I’ve only seen their prints
I’ll post our photo as an observation - the photo itself might not be enough to ID but distribution might be enough.
Worth a visit for the lead photo alone.
Thanks for posting!