The California sea lions are eager learners, and they're picking up new skills regularly. Both Zoe and Sierra get some extra attention behind the scenes so they can work closely with their trainers. In this video, you can hear Zoe and her trainer working while Sierra perfects her belly spin. She's getting pretty good at it!
What do you think? Does that look like break dancing or what? In fact, dancing can be a good way to stay active. The harbor seals have already shown us how they can do some line dancing. Now get those toes a-tapping, it's almost the weekend after all!
Sierra wowing visitors in the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center
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We train the Aquarium's Atlantic harbor seals and Northern fur seals for enrichment and to build a trusting relationship that allows for regular medical checkups. Read our posts to learn about what's new with the animals and how we train behaviors.
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