The remarkable life
of a rescued sea otter
Rachel J.E. Sprague
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A story of kindness
Adaa began life as an orphaned sea otter in remote Alaska. Through a chain of kindness, he was rescued, then cared for by the Alaska SeaLife Center and the Oregon Coast Aquarium, before relocating permanently to the Seattle Aquarium
Adaa’s Story follows his journey as he grows up, enjoys life with friends and then starts a new chain of kindness.
About the Author
Rachel J.E. Sprague writes and illustrates out of her home in Seattle, Washington. As a trained natural science illustrator, she gains inspiration from the plants and animals around her. She loves collaborating with scientists and is passionate about bringing the arts and sciences together through her work
In her free time, she likes to explore the forests and beaches of the Pacific Northwest with her family.
Visit sea otters at an aquarium
Seward, Alaska Alaska SeaLife Center
Long Beach, California Aquarium of the Pacific
Monterey, California Monterey Bay Aquarium
Sausalito, California The Marine Mammal Center
Chicago, Illinois Shedd Aquarium
Newport, Oregon Oregon Coast Aquarium
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
Seattle, Washington Seattle Aquarium
Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver Aquarium
What to do if you find
a stranded sea otter?
Do NOT try to touch it or catch it.
Keep people and pets at least 50 yards away from it.
Immediately contact your local wildlife response organization.
Visit the NOAA Fisheries website for a list of who to call in your area.
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