• Sea Lions use both front and back flippers to walk or run on land
  • Sea Lion's rear flippers can be moved forward so they can move on land
  • The front flippers can rotate backwards to support their weight, which allows Sea Lions to lift their necks upright
  • Adult males grow to be much larger than females
  • Sea Lions have external ear flaps, which Seals do not have. This gives Sea Lions a little bit better sense of hearing
  • Males have external tactical unlike Seals
  • Sea Lions have a streamline shape, which makes them quick in the water
  • Sea Lions are clever animals which allows them to figure things out
  • Sea Lions have figured out ways to skim among the bottom of the ocean and disturb fish trying to hide
  • To avoid Predators Sea Lions will swim in-between rocks to get away from their larger predators

 

A Sea Lion showing off its streamline shape