Mammals - Michael Benard

Please enjoy these amphibian and reptile photos by Mike Benard.  You can use the links below to navigate between different galleries.  If you have any questions, feel free to send me an email:


Sea Otter floating and eating.

Sea Otter floating and eating.

NOTE: These photos were taken from a distance, with high ISO and cropped, so the resolution is not as high as many of the other photos in my galleries. Please contact me ( if you have any question about these photos. The Sea Otter carries a rock on its belly to smash open hard prey.

Southern Sea OtterSea OtterEnhydra lutris nereisEnhydra lutrisEnhydraMustelidaeCarnivoraMarine MammalMammalOceanPredatorMonterey BayPacific OceanPacificCaliforniaSanta Cruz