The dramatic moment a California sea lion
dragged a little girl into the water at a wharf in British Columbia has gone viral after it was caught on video.
The clip here shows a large sea lion, possibly a California sea lion
native to the British Columbia area, picking up food being thrown into the water by several people in a nearby dock.
uk /adoptions HANDS UP FOR FUN: Young thrill-seekers on one of the park's rides FLIPPIN'FASCINATIN': An encounter with a California sea lion
California Sea Lion
These speedsters enjoy wave riding in large social groups and can dive underwater for 12 minutes at a time.
Models (n = 60 fin and 40 gray whale groups, 135 Risso's and 31 bottlenose dolphin groups, 157 California sea lion
groups) were fit for three behavior states (mill, rest/ slow travel, medium/fast travel) and combined to document behavior/habitat associations.
The California sea lion
at Long Marine Laboratory at the University of California, Santa Cruz, became an Internet sensation last year when UCSC scientists published a paper describing her ability to bob her head in time with rhythmic sounds and music in a variety of tempos.
Scientists also will discuss a male gorilla with a seizure disorder, tumors in domestic ferrets and a California sea lion
with an eating disorder.
Several species were tested before the Navy settled on the bottlenose dolphin and the California sea lion
California sea lion
Callum at West Midland Safari Park.
Pathology and preliminary characterization of a parapoxvirus isolated from a California sea lion
Steller sea lions in the Channel Island rookeries in California experienced a similar situation in the late 1950s as California sea lion
populations increased and potentially out-competed Steller sea lions for food and habitat (Bartholomew and Boolootian, 1960).
The battle against the sea lions started innocently enough when in the early 1980s, a California sea lion
named Herschel settled himself at Washington's Ballard Locks and began feeding on steelhead trout migrating through the dam.