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Stellar Sea Lions

Steller or northern sea lions are sometimes confused with California sea lions, but are much larger and lighter in color. Stellers are the largest of all sea lions and they have an appetite to match. These giant pinnipeds hunt fish, squid, octopus and, rarely, smaller seals. They are found off northern Pacific coasts from Japan to California. Their breeding is one of nature's great mass spectacles. When these giants thunder ashore, their favored beaches, called rookeries, disappear under their numbers. Young pups are sometimes crushed by the throng, unheeded by powerful males with only a single purpose in mind. Most Steller sea lion populations declined markedly in the 1980s and 1990s, even though the animals are protected. Scientists are unsure what factor or combination of factors was responsible for the decline.
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Stuck waiting for traffic. #nofilter #inianislands


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Stellers Sea Lions having a dispute over a resting spot. These guys we’re probably full of Salmon and ready for a snooze. #alaska #sealions #icystraight #inianislands #inlandpassage #natgeotravel #lindbladexpeditions #savetheplanet #protecttheanimals


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A very handsome Stellar Sea Lion poses on the rocks at the Inian Islands in Alaska’s Inland Passage. #alaska #inianislands #stellarsealion #water #rocks #inlandpassage #natgeotravel #lindbladexpeditions #savetheplanet #protecttheanimals


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Alaska Highlights Part 1! It was the adventure of a lifetime - I’m still at a loss for words. More soon! 🌊🗻🛳❄️🤘🏻
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A young sea otter climbs aboard its mom’s belly as they both get a closer look at me. @stevemorello @natgeotravel @lindbladexp #seaotter #marinemammals #softgold #cute #momandyoung #alaska #inianislands #curious


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Cruising by Zodiac near the Indian Islands in Alaska’s Inside Passage we found several Sea Otters enjoying the day. I don’t think this mom appreciated our intrusion. #alaska #insidepassage #inianislands #otters #furrybabies #coldwater #natgeotravel #lindbladexpeditions #zodiac #protecttheocean #savetheplanet


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A Stellar Sea Lion making a splash in the waters around the Inian Islands in Southeast Alaska. @stevemorello @natgeotravel @lindbladexp #sealion #marinemammal #seal #inianislands #oceanlife #oceananimals #splash #insidepassage #alaska


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Stellar Sea Lions

Steller sea lions are named after George Wilhelm Stellar who was a German naturalist that studied and observed their behavior. Steller sea lions are the largest sea lion, and the fourth largest pinniped in the world. Sometimes these robust marine mammals are confused with California sea lions, but are much larger and lighter in color. They are found in coastal waters of the North Pacific Ocean from Japan to central California. They breed along the North Pacific Rim from Año Nuevo Island in central California to the Kuril Islands north of Japan, with the greatest concentration of rookeries (breeding grounds) in the Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands.
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A little ocean weasel! Always fun to watch sea otters in the Inian Islands. This one was chowing down on a basket star. •




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Day 48: a very early start for me but it was totally worth it to go out on the Zod and explore the Inian Islands & see the wildlife, we almost took a Sea Lion back to the ship with us!! #114daysatthelastfrontier #alaskaseason #alaska #inianislands #shiplife#zodiactour #zod #explore #wanderlust #earlystart #wildlife #sealion #jellyfish #traveltheworld #travelphotography #seabourn #sojourn #ventures #seabournventures


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Days like this make me want to move to Alaska... but only because it's 65 and sunny 😂 #inianislands


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Staring contest...Go!!!! Just FYI, there are two bald eagles in this pic. A juvenile on the left and a grown up on the right. 😁 #alaska #getoutside #eagles #livefreeordie #nationalgeographic #natgeo #nationalpark #amazing_shots #nikon #tamron #inianislands


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wildlife photography in Alaska is just taking pictures of animals eating things, which gives me great joy
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#wildlifephotography #lindbladexpeditions #animalsarebetterthanpeople #wildalaska #inianislands #happyplace #stellersealion #halibut #itswhatsfordinner


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Photo by @KristaRossow // Churning, nutrient-rich waters surround the #InianIslands where the Inside Passage meets the Pacific Ocean at Cross Sound. No wonder that haul-out rocks are covered in Steller sea lions, otters cling to abundant kelp, and it is common to see the white heads of bald eagles speckling the treetops. To see more of #Alaska and beyond, follow @KristaRossow.


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The Inian Islands of Southeast Alaska is home to a large population of Sea Otters. The air breathing mammals are the largest member of the weasel family, is the only mammal to not have a terrestrial den and feeds on over one creatures, with a big focus on urchins. Being that it spends almost its entire life on the water, it has evolved to have the densest fur coat of any mammal~ with about 1 million hairs per square inch...not sure who counted that!!
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#InianIslands #southestalaska #panhandleofalaska #seaotter #marinemammals #weasel #baby #wildlifephotography #naturephotography #landscapephotography #wildlife #Alaska #davidfranklinjaffe


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Photo by @KristaRossow // Churning, nutrient-rich waters surround the #InianIslands where the Inside Passage meets the Pacific Ocean at Cross Sound. No wonder that haul-out rocks are covered in Steller sea lions, otters cling to abundant kelp, and it is common to see the white heads of bald eagles speckling the treetops. To see more of #Alaska and beyond, follow @KristaRossow.


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Photo by @KristaRossow // Churning, nutrient-rich waters surround the #InianIslands where the Inside Passage meets the Pacific Ocean at Cross Sound. No wonder that haul-out rocks are covered in Steller sea lions, otters cling to abundant kelp, and it is common to see the white heads of bald eagles speckling the treetops. To see more of #Alaska and beyond, follow @KristaRossow.


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Photo by @KristaRossow // Churning, nutrient-rich waters surround the #InianIslands where the Inside Passage meets the Pacific Ocean at Cross Sound. No wonder that haul-out rocks are covered in Steller sea lions, otters cling to abundant kelp, and it is common to see the white heads of bald eagles speckling the treetops. To see more of #Alaska and beyond, follow @KristaRossow.


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Photo by @KristaRossow // Churning, nutrient-rich waters surround the #InianIslands where the Inside Passage meets the Pacific Ocean at Cross Sound. No wonder that haul-out rocks are covered in Steller sea lions, otters cling to abundant kelp, and it is common to see the white heads of bald eagles speckling the treetops. To see more of #Alaska and beyond, follow @KristaRossow.

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Photo by @KristaRossow // Churning, nutrient-rich waters surround the #InianIslands where the Inside Passage meets the Pacific Ocean at Cross Sound. No wonder that haul-out rocks are covered in Steller sea lions, otters cling to abundant kelp, and it is common to see the white heads of bald eagles speckling the treetops. To see more of #Alaska and beyond, follow @KristaRossow.


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