California sea lion

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Noun1.California sea lion - often trained as a show animalCalifornia sea lion - often trained as a show animal  
sea lion - any of several large eared seals of the northern Pacific related to fur seals but lacking their valuable coat
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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
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 (Zalophus californianus).
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.

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