sea lions

Here's an aspect of being a zookeeper we hadn't thought through.
This little pup has recovered, but warming seas still threaten her species.
The inflatables are an Oregon port's latest attempt to scare away the overcrowding sunbathers.
A trio of elephants who'd been targeted by poachers trudged across the Kenyan savanna, last August, with poison-tipped arrows
According to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), seals and sea lions are "second cousins," composing together with walruses the three families of pinnipeds (fin-footed in Latin).
Have you ever wondered what it may be like to get inside the head of an animal? No really, to understand how an animal's brain works; ever wonder?
Most of us put on our swimsuits as soon as we're unpacked, and rummage through a box of masks and flippers. "You will be snorkeling with sea lions," warns Gabriel Ribadeneira, our naturalist and guide.
This whale-watching tour got to see a lot more than it bargained for.
Have you thought about staying outside the city on your next trip to San Francisco? Imagine. After a hectic day sightseeing, shopping and museum hopping, you jump on the ferry (or a private water taxi), cross the glorious bay and leave the noisy urban world behind.