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Sea-lion visitor - December 2007

In an Email from Johnny 31st December 2007 :

 

"We have another visitor staying just down the road at the Turtle ponds - a sea lion! - Turned up last week and seemingly happy to just bask on the rocks and dip in and out of the water.

 

It`s been around 5 days so far and we`ll wait and see if it stays.

 

Loads of folk down each day to look at him and he`s not the least bit concerned.

 

I reckon he`s followed a turtle by mistake! "

 

 

 

 

For more information on Sea Lions in general see the Sea Lion entry on Wikipedia, and for  this sea lion in particular read this article Ascension : Conservation Weekly - Pinniped Visitor! from The  South Atlantic Remote Territories  Media association.