| California Sea Lion (Zalophus
californianus californianus). Sea lions spend much of their time in the
ocean in search of herring, mackerel and squid. You can easily tell a sea
lion from a seal by its external ear flaps, which seals do not have.
playful, noisy, exuberant, quick learner is the "trained
seal" of the circus.
It is highly adaptable to any surrounding and use a
variety of habitats. When resting on rocks or beaches they point their noses
skyward and may be seen laying atop one another.