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Common Name: California Sea Lion

Scientific Name: Zalophus californiacus


Kingdom: Animelia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: mammalia

Order: Cornivora

Family: Pinnipedia

Genus: Zalophus

Species: Z. californiacus


My animal is a California sea animal. The size of my animal is to 8 ft long and can weigh up to 660 pounds while females are smaller than the males and can weigh up to 210 pounds and 6.5 ft long. The color of my animal is a blackish, gray and some of the males are kind of white. They are well adapted to find food. To me, the sea lion looks like a seal and a lion put together.


Author: Austin E

Published: 05/2009



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