Steller Sea Lion
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A Steller Sea Lion is a member of the Eared seal family. They can be found in the North Pacific and typically reside off the coast of California and Alaska, and sometimes Hawaii and Japan. They're also referred to at times as northern sea lions .

Some fun facts about Steller Sea Lions include: their scientific name is Eumetopias Jubatus , that they are able to hold their breath for up to 30 minutes (which is pretty amazing considering their size), that they eat a lot of herring, salmon, codfish, rock fish, octopus, squid and other crustaceans because they have huge appetites! Oh yeah - did we mention they can grow up to 7 feet long...that's a good sized critter!

A Steller Sea Lion's head is very large, with a long snout and eyes that are located on the sides of their heads. Their bodies are somewhat torpedo shaped, and they have a sleek coat that comes in a wide variety of colors including white, brown/grey , black , silver/grey and bluish-gray .

In terms of physical appearance, male sea lions are much larger than females. In fact , when it comes to size, males often grow to be at least twice as big as the females! Additionally, when you take a look at their tails , you'll see that they're actually an extension of the pelvic fin which means that there aren't any bones in them! The tail allows them to move swiftly

Animal population
143,000
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IUCN Classification
Near Threatened (NT)
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Geeky Facts about the Steller Sea Lion

Fact 1

It is the world's fourth-largest pinniped.

Fact 2

Steller sea lions walk by supporting themselves on their front flippers and pulling their back legs behind them.

Fact 3

Steller sea lions make a low roaring sound.

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