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Why do Steller sea lions have the right to eat fish that they require for food?
Because it is the circle of life.
What would happen if Steller sea lions became extinct?
well if sea lions become extinct other animals will die because they depend on the sea lion ...
Are steller sea lions rare?
Steller sea lions are rare compared to what they were. I just finished a project on them and their population has dropped almost 80% since the 1980's. Today there is under 25,000 of them left so compared to what they were yes they would be considered rare ...
Asked in TV Shows and Series
What are the release dates for Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin - 2011 Steller Sea Lions 2-3?
Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin - 2011 Steller Sea Lions 2-3 was released on: USA: 20 October 2012 ...
Asked in Aquatic Mammals, Seals and Sea Lions
What does the Steller sea lion eat?
Steller sea lions are opportunistic and eat a wide range of fish including herring, pollock, salmon, cod and rockfishes, as well as squid and shrimp. To survive, an adult sea lion needs to eat at least 6% of its body weight each day. Interestingly enough, Steller sea lions do not need to drink water because the food they eat provides them with all the water they need. Sea lions do not chew their food, most is swallowed whole. Feeding occurs in...
Asked in Seals and Sea Lions
Do steller sea lions hibernate or extinction?
The Steller's Sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus), is also known as the Northern sea lion. It lives in the northern Pacific. The population of eastern and Asian steller sea lions (California, British Columbia and south east Alaska) is currently at the status of "under threat". The western Steller's sea lions (Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Russia and Japan), particularly those around the Aleutian Islands, were placed on the endangered list in the 1990s, their population having fallen by 70-80% since the 1970s. It...
Does the fact that sharks and killer whales are the steller sea lions predators have anything to them being endangered?
Yes! killer whales are eating the pups of the steller sea lions. The pups are born on a off coast island and spend a majority of their pup years off the shore of the island. This makes them easy to find to killer whales and so the killer whales will eat the pups. Since there are less pups, there will be less adult sea lions in the next generation. ...
Are two male sea lions fighting for a mate an example of selfish behavior?
Yes, when two sea lions fight for a mate, they are acting selfishly, to get what they want for themselves at the expense of their fellow sea lion. Of course, sea lions do not have any concept of morality or of civilized behavior, so selfishness is pretty much automatic. It would be very strange to find a sea lion who is motivated by altruism or by a love of his fellow sea lions. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Elizabeth Petras written?
Elizabeth Petras has written: 'A review of marine mammal deterrents and their possible applications to limit killer whale (Orcinus orca) predation on Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus)' -- subject(s): Steller sea lion, Control, Predators of, Mortality, Killer whale ...
Asked in Seals and Sea Lions
What are facts about how sea lions are born?
Sea lions are very interesting creatures, so there are numerous fascinating facts about them, some of them being: 1. Steller sea lion pups are born black in color and weigh from 18 - 22 kg (40 - 48.5 lbs) and are about 1 m (3.3 ft) in length. 2. A baby sea lion, called a pup, can pick out its mother from among hundreds gathered on rocky shores just by the sound she makes, the mother emits a loud trumpeting vocalization,...