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Big Sur: California's wildest coastline

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on July 1, 2013, 10:50 a.m.
Sea otter in Big Sur

Photo: Mike Baird/Flickr

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Cute critters

The mountains and shores of Big Sur are also home to several endangered species, including sea otters. You can find rafts of sea otters in kelp beds in the water, and keep an eye on the sky for California condors, which are making a comeback thanks to intense conservation efforts.