California sea lion facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCalifornia sea lion
|Male in La Jolla, California|
|Female in La Jolla, California|
|California sea lion breeding range in dark blue, total range light blue. In red is the range of the Galapagos sea lion|
The California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) is a type of eared seal native to western North America. Its natural habitat ranges from southeast Alaska to central Mexico, including the Gulf of California. California sea lions are sexually dimorphic. They eat lots of fish and squid. Their main predators are killer whales and great white sharks.
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