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Galápagos sea lion

Zalophus wollebaeki

Description:

This young male sea lion had a very itchy back. He kept scratching his back for ages on the sand, while rolling around in the waves. Galápagos sea lion are nearly exclusively found on the Galápagos Islands, where they are very common. The photos and video were taken on Osborn Islet, near Española Island, Galápagos.



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5 Comments

JasmineJ
JasmineJ 2 years ago

Alexis, yes that is my video.

No, it is JasmineJ's.

Alexis .K. Carniel
Alexis .K. Carniel 3 years ago

Is that YOUR video?

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 4 years ago

Those are nice shots, and video

Parroquia Isla Santa María (Floreana) (Cab. en Pto. Velasco Ibarra), Galápagos, Ecuador

Lat: -1.38, Long: -89.65

Spotted on Dec 1, 2012
Submitted on Jan 26, 2015

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