Baja California #26 - California Sea Lions

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The California Sea Lions are found along the coasts of many of the small islands in the Sea of Cortes.

Most of these are shot from a moving zodiac:
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The haul out onto the rocks and can climb up fairly high:
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They lie in the sun to dry off and warm up:
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The large males noisily defend a harem of females:
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Or just hang around looking tough:
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At Los Islotes we had a chance to snorkle with them (the Olympus 770SW in action underwater without a housing):
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Bob & Nan
 

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