ANIMAL FILE

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Species: California Sea Lion
Scientific classification:Vertebrate, marine mammal, carnivor, family Otariidae
Physical characteristics:Male lenght:2,1m, female lenght:1,8m, male weight:350kg, female weight:100kg,weight a birth:6-9kg
Population and distribution:
Habitat: along the coast in California (USA)
Feeding: fish
Life cycle: live 18 years
Breeding / Reproduction: gestation is 11 months. pubs are born on land and are 50 pounds.
Social structure: harem
Predation and danger: plastic in the sea is a problem and die.
Interesting facts: A sea lion can dive 600 feet in the water. they can be under water for 40 minutes. They swim at 25 miles/hour