Sea Otters of Haida Gwaii
The sea otter is far from the child's cuddly plush toy it so appealing resembles. Is is a scrappy predator living along cold and stormy North Pacific coasts and still in recovery from the folly of overhunting for pelts more than 150 years ago. This book is about the iconic species around Haida Gwaii recounts over two centuries of human history involving wanton overexploration, post-contact catastrophe for the Haida and contemporary reconciliation and restoration. A must read for those interested in the natural history of Haida Gwaii.