Galápagos sea lion pups, Santiago Island, Republic of Ecuador
Galapagos Sea Lion
Soon those Galpagos sea lion doggies will give up the play-fighting and head off into the Pacific to seek sardines. The playing they do facilitates them develop the muscle mass, intelligence, and behavioral smarts a good way to preserve them alive while mother sends them away to forage for themselves. Though the call suggests theyre located only on the Galpagos Islands off the coast of the Republic of Ecuador, there may be a smaller populace on close by Isla de los angeles Plataadditionally part of the Republic of Ecuador, but now not part of the Galpagos.