We hope everyone had a lovely holiday yesterday and for those of you in other countries, we hope you had a nice WednesdayJ! We’re taking the RV to the California coast to meet a vocal and social mammal today! Grab your wetsuits because the water is cold!


   Range/Habitat: Western US-Galapagos islands/ oceans-coastlines

   Diet: Carnivore: fish, squid

   Length/Weight: up to 7 ¾ ft/ 610-860 lbs

   Conservation Status: common






Fun Facts:

  • California Sea lions are large and have a thick layer of blubber.
  • They live in large groups with a dominate male and numerous females.
  • California sea lions are very social and very vocal.
  • They are faster than any other member of the seal or sea lion family and can swim up to 25 mph.
  • California sea lions can rotate their rear flippers.
  • California sea lions can stay under water for up to 10 minutes.
  • Male California sea lions are larger and dark brown, whereas the females and juveniles are tan.
  • They can live up to 30 years.

We just love California Sea lions! They are so full of personality and smarts! We even met a one who knew to stick out his tongue! Do you love sea lions too? Here’s a great video of some divers swimming with them!


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2 thoughts on “AMERICAN ANIMALS DAY # 4

  1. I didn’t realize they live for up to 30 years!

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