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Australian Sea Lion


Scientific Name:
Neophoca cinerea
Length:
1.3-2.5 m (4.25-8.2 ft)
Weight:
60-300 kg (130-660 lb)
Status:
good to go
Prey:
N/A

Physical characteristics

They have strong, front flippers and pectoral flippers for swimming and moving around on land.

Behavioral characterization

They sunbathe on sandy beaches and rocks. They dive deep and are able to hold breath for a long time.

Distribution

Found off of the Southern and Western coast of Australia.

Population size

N/A

Predators

N/A

Migration/Dispersal patterns

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Social system/Group size

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Major threats

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Research efforts

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Fun fact

Also known as White-Capped Sea Lions.