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 removal of specific sea lions from the Columbia River and specified tributaries will not impact the sustainability of the California sea lion population," he said.
Maverick, a rescued 6-year-old California sea lion who resides at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, will make his Super Bowl pick on Friday.
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.
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. Dolphins, in particular, have deep and shallow diving capability, great eyesight and a biosonar system that scientists admire but don't fully understand.
California sea lion Callum at West Midland Safari Park.
Pathology and preliminary characterization of a parapoxvirus isolated from a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).
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.
The show will feature the Pacific white-sided dolphins, beluga whales and a California sea lion, in a background of multicultural holiday music and festivities.

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