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c'mon - toss me another fish....

St Louis Zoo http://www.stlzoo.org/
Named #1 Zoo in America by Zagat and Parenting Magazines

California Sea Lion
Range: Pacific Coast of North America
Habitat: Ocean waters, sandy or rocky coastlines
Conservation Status: Common
Scientific Name: Zalophus californianus californianus

The playful, curious California sea lions are highly social animals. They live in groups or "harems," with an adult bull and 10-15 cows. During the summer-long breeding season, the animals collect by the thousands on isolated coastlines and islands. Females give birth to a single pup a year later. 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.

Did You Know?
A sea lion can fully rotate its hind flippers, allowing it to walk on land.

Have a great week!!!!

(constructive critique is welcome)

coming soon -
another - St Louis Air Show - from high up in the hills above the air field:
and on Mon 09/03 we went to a small car show - that next

after that - Friday 09/14 - St Louis Balloon Glow
and - Saturday 0915 - Great St Louis Balloon Race --- yeah, I entered the contest so you gotta wait for the rest of the pics
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Comments on this photo:

Oct 01 2007 06:21 GMT garynumber1cleaner
Great pic Bill ;-)
Oct 01 2007 09:05 GMT hans55 PRO
good one ... like a statue !!
Oct 01 2007 10:51 GMT bennystr
Excellent shot!
Oct 01 2007 12:46 GMT jenylew
Oct 01 2007 12:57 GMT jceca PRO
like a statue indeed ... even the color ...
beautiful proud looking model ..:-))
Oct 01 2007 13:09 GMT abojovna PRO
I agree!
Oct 01 2007 16:20 GMT Squirrel PRO
GREAT ONE >>>>>>>>>>
Oct 01 2007 19:21 GMT Joy34 PRO
Good shot..............no penguins??? :-))
Oct 01 2007 19:23 GMT gwen83
Great shot:)))
Oct 01 2007 20:46 GMT PhotoPro PRO
not on this trip Joy
Oct 01 2007 21:03 GMT PatNolan
Thats a great picture Bill.
Oct 02 2007 00:59 GMT ashdad PRO
: - )
Oct 02 2007 01:23 GMT Poulet PRO
Great shot, Bill!
So cute!!! :))
Oct 02 2007 07:06 GMT senna3
Another one for my collection of favourites.
Oct 02 2007 15:17 GMT iyerhari
lovely holiday:)
Oct 03 2007 08:04 GMT Nakolezestodoly
Great picture !!!
Oct 10 2007 13:49 GMT REZWANA
this is wonderful!