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California Sea Lion

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California sea lions are able to dive to depths of up to 900 feet and can hold their breath for up to 10 minutes.

Females range up to about 250 lbs. Males can grow upwards of 800 lbs. 

Sea Lions lifespan ranges from 20-30 years.


California sea lions are found along the west coast in the Pacific Ocean ranging from British Columbia, Canada to Baja California, Mexico.

Lives at Audubon Zoo

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