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When the Exxon Valdez struck the rocks in Prince William Sound, Alaska, nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the water. The result was an oil slick which threatened all of the area wildlife, especially the sea otters. This is the story of the animal rescue experts who went to Alaska to lend a hand. Illustrated with the author's own photographs, Sea Otter Rescue is a fascinating first-hand account of the heroic measures taken to save the lives of hundreds of sea otters.
When the Exxon "Valdez" struck the rocks in Prince Williams Sound, Alaska, nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the water, contaminating every aspect of the environment--especially the sea otter. Illustrated by the author's photographs, Smith records the devastation and progress to recovery of the mess. Full-color illustrations.