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Sea lion greeting party

Sea lion greeting party

Marty’s photo of the day #3967: A sea lion greeting party. (Photographed in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico)

Sea lions personalities

Sea lions personalities

Marty’s photo of the day #3890: Sure, it’s anthropomorphizing, but every sea lion in this photo seems to be projecting a different personality. I especially love the baby and what appears to be her concerned mother, leaning forward. (Photographed on a tiny island in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico)

Sea lion

Sea lion

Marty’s photo of the day #3772: A sea lion on a tiny island in the Sea of Cortez.

Sea lion swimming lesson

Sea lion swimming lesson

Marty’s photo of the day #3168: I didn’t do well when this sea lion gave me a swimming lesson. I totally failed on the swimming upside-down while holding my breath for more than ten minutes part. (Photographed in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico)

Girl on the rocks

Girl on the rocks

Marty’s photo of the day #2873: Proving that Maxfield Parrish missed painting the finest “girl on the rocks,” this sea lion relaxes on a beautiful day in the Sea of Cortez.

Curious sea lion

Curious sea lion

Marty’s photo of the day #2794: Swimming with a curious sea lion in the Sea of Cortez.

I’m in charge!

I’m in charge!

Marty’s photo of the day #2787: There’s no doubt who is in charge here. (Sea lions, photographed in the Sea of Cortez.)

Sea Lion

Sea Lion

Marty’s photo of the day #2602: Here’s a sea lion that I photographed near an island in the Sea of Cortez.

Sea lion in the sun

Sea lion in the sun

Marty’s photo of the day #2363: Aah! Another beautiful day on the Sea of Cortez, in Mexico. Just let me sleep.

Swimming with a sea lion

Swimming with a sea lion

Marty’s photo of the day #2262: Swimming with a sea lion in the Sea of Cortez (December 2016).

Fun with Sea Lions

Fun with Sea Lions

Marty’s photo of the day #2073: I had so much fun swimming with sea lions last year in the Sea of Cortez. Other than being in Antarctica, where the animals had no fear of humans, I can’t think of any other instance where wild animals interacted so easily with people and seemed to genuinely enjoy […]

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