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California Sea Lion

Zalophus californianus

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The California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) is a coastal sea lion of western North America. Their numbers are abundant (188,000 U.S. stock, 1995 estimate),[2] and the population continues to expand about 5% annually.[3] They are quite intelligent and can adapt to man-made environments. Because of this, California sea lions are commonly found in public displays in zoos and marine parks and trained by the US Navy for certain military operations. This is the classic circus "seal", though it is not a true seal.[4] VIA WIKIPEDIA

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LealikiKanoa
LealikiKanoa 9 years ago

Thank you! :)

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

lovely!

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Spotted on Mar 10, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012

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