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PINNIPEDS: SEALS AND SEA LIONS. By: CHRIS TOLER CHRISTI BROWN BETH GAMBILL. GOALS. TO RESEARCH ANATOMICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SEALS AND THE SEA LIONS TO OBSERVE BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SEALS AND SEA LIONS. OBSERVATIONS. • LOUISVILLE ZOO • SEAL AND SEA LION EXHIBIT.

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Pinnipeds seals and sea lions

PINNIPEDS: SEALS AND SEA LIONS

By:

CHRIS TOLERCHRISTI BROWNBETH GAMBILL


Goals

GOALS

  • TO RESEARCH ANATOMICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SEALS AND THE SEA LIONS

  • TO OBSERVE BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SEALS AND SEA LIONS


Observations

OBSERVATIONS

• LOUISVILLE ZOO

• SEAL AND SEA LION EXHIBIT


How do you tell the difference between a seal and a sea lion

HOW DO YOU TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SEAL AND A SEA LION?


Sea lion

SEA LION

  • HEAD: HAS SMALL, SLIM EXTERNAL EAR FLAPS.

  • FRONT FLIPPERS: LONG AND WING-LIKE; USUALLY HAIRLESS. NO NOTICEABLE NAILS

  • HIND FLIPPERS: LARGE AND PADDLELIKE; HAIRLESS; WEBBED DIGITS. NAILS MIDWAY ALONG MIDDLE DIGITS. CAN TURN HIND FLIPPERS FORWARD FOR LOCOMOTION ON LAND


Seals

SEALS

  • HEAD: HAS TINY EAR HOLES; NO EAR FLAPS.

  • FRONT FLIPPERS: SHORT AND BLUNT; COVERED WITH HAIR. CLAWLIKE NAILS ON DIGITS.

  • HIND FLIPPERS: SHORT AND PADDLELIKE; COVERED WITH HAIR; WEBBED DIGITS. NAILS ON ALL DIGITS. CAN’T TURN HIND FLIPPERS FORWARD.


Sea lion fact sheet

SEA LION FACT SHEET

  • HABITAT: SANDY BEACHES,FLAT REEFS OF ISLANDS, AND BUOYS

  • SIZE: 5-8 FEET LONG; 110-880 LBS.

  • COLOR: TAN BUT APPEAR DARK BROWN WHEN WET

  • FEEDING: SQUID, FISH, CRUSTACEANS, MOLLUSKS


Seal fact sheet

SEAL FACT SHEET

  • HABITAT: BRITISH WATERS, WEST COAST OF SCOTLAND AND ENGLAND

  • SIZE: UP TO 7.35 FEET; 200-500 LBS.

  • COLOR: BLACKISH-GREY, BROWN, AND WHITE CALICO MARKINGS

  • FEEDING: FISH, KRILL, CLAMS, CRABS, SHRIMP, SNAILS AND OCTUPUSES.


Sea lion behavior

SEA LION BEHAVIOR

  • SWIMMING PATTERNS

  • BREATHING PATTERNS

  • INTERACTION WITH OTHER SEA LIONS

  • TRICKS


Seal behavior

SEAL BEHAVIOR

  • SWIMMING PATTERNS

  • BREATHING PATTERNS

  • INTERACTION WITH OTHER SEALS

  • TRICKS


Wrapping it up

WRAPPING IT UP!

  • ACTIVITY COMPARISONS

  • GROUP INTERACTION COMPARISONS

  • VOCALIZATIONS

  • COMPETITION


The end

THE END


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