This sea otter on the west coast of Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada was photographed and shared by David Stanley on Flickr.
And, as a bonus, via @christianmunthe on twitter and jennifergearing on tumblr, this newborn baby gorilla having a checkup at Melbourne Zoo.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a good book (or a bad one)? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? What have you created lately? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?