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Offbeat  (tags: sea lion, little girl, national zoo, washington, dc, sea lion, concern, little girl tripped, sweet )

- 2194 days ago -
This Sea Lion at the National Zoo in Washington DC was following this little girl for about 5 minutes and when she tripped he looked genuinely concerned. (Also, the little girl is holding a sea lion stuffed animal.)


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Barb K (1685)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 4:37 pm
My apologies if this has been posted before...who says sea lions aren't intelligent enough to decipher what's happening?

Roseann d (178)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 5:39 pm
Awww! Very special. I am going to feed a fish to a sea lion, via care 2 in his honor.

Thursday May 16, 2013, 5:42 pm
Animals are just amazing at sensing our moods and if we feel down, amazing video.

Thanks for posting Barb, who cares if it was posted before, I have never seen it, and it was a real pleasure to watch. Thanks for posting!

Barbara K (61)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 5:43 pm
Awwww, that is so adorable, that sea lion was really concerned. How precious. Thanks, Sweetie.

Barb K (1685)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 6:01 pm
Mothers are concerned for their little ones so I think I'll name her Betty, after my Mom!

Bianca D (87)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 6:05 pm
Amazing. I love when animals surprise me with that kind of behavoiur.
Thanks Barb!

Animae C (508)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 6:16 pm
Thank you Barb.
Well said Marie!

Pat B (356)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 6:20 pm
Awwww......the sea lion was worried about the little girl, it's wonderful to see that.!! Thank you, Barb for this great video. xox

Sheryl G (359)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 6:53 pm
So will I Roseann.

carrot Stark (36)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 7:05 pm
Very sweet

Sergio Padilla (65)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 8:01 pm

Veronica C (18)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 8:15 pm
That is so cute!

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 8:34 pm
Noted , thanks .

Julie F (68)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 8:49 pm
very neat

Katie & Bill D (90)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 9:17 pm
Cool! Thank You

Danica Mirkovic (108)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 9:44 pm
So cute! Thank you :)

Christeen A (300)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:33 am
Very sweet. Thank you.

Alice C (1797)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:46 am
Thank you Barb : )

Friday May 17, 2013, 1:26 am

Alfiya Topchiy (80)
Friday May 17, 2013, 2:39 am
Thank you for sharing!

Carol Bischoff (409)
Friday May 17, 2013, 3:51 am
How precious x Thanks Barb xxx

Carol H (229)
Friday May 17, 2013, 3:57 am
cute video, it shows they know what is going on! thanks Barb, noted

Cathy Aronson (67)
Friday May 17, 2013, 4:51 am
Thanks Barb for sharing "Betty" with us ;)

Angelika R (143)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:21 am
My thanks as well, Barb! Have not seen it before and just trust all your others' observations /interpretations here, as I cannot make any judgement from these 8 seconds. But it is definitely true that ALL animals sense our human emotions. Lol Barb, I like "Betty" as that is also my middle name (short for Bettina) :)
I don't know where Roseann and Sheryl find "feeding a fish to a sealion"-unless they mean "a snack to a seal"? Certain difference there and I've been feeding snacks to seals, will continue.

Arild Warud (174)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:44 am
Thanks Barb.

cindy g (9)
Friday May 17, 2013, 6:52 am
remarkable- thanks for posting!

Past Member (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:14 am
Noted. Very sweet. Of course animals sense our emotions and form a bond with us. Thanks so much, BarbCat.

. (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:35 am
As dogs of the departments of the police sniff explosives or drugs so the sea lions potentially, with the right training, can help the man in the defense of ports: 'cause they are fast, and able to identify unusual objects on the sea floor.
The demonstration of this unusual 'discipline' and 'took place at the NURC, the Born Researche Centre of La Spezia (ITA) thanks to a team of marine mammals by the U.S. Navy, the core U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Fleet System MK5, which simulated the presence of foreign bodies in the water.
Their trainer explains:'' working for six years with sea lions underwater and I consider myself lucky. I have two dogs but they are not really trained like them.
Sea lions are ideal students, receptive, intelligent. I have need every day to try to make their lesson interesting, 'cause it is not chore''

and the man in response to this animal so intelligence has responded with its customary and usual dementia:
As if the cause of the extinction of salmon were sea lions, makers of the NOAA decided that, to save an endangered species, you have to knock down another.
So it is that a group of California sea lions found a "restaurant" always open to hunt endangered salmon at the base of Bonneville Dam, including Oregon and Washington, and the herd was therefore sentenced to death.
March 2011

So lovable video - noted thank you Barb

Past Member (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:55 am
Lovely story Thank you Barb

Sandi C (91)
Friday May 17, 2013, 8:48 am

Janet G (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:19 pm
Thanks for sharing.

S J (124)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:23 pm
So lovely, thanks Barb.

Isabelle J (81)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:30 pm
Nice !

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday May 17, 2013, 6:39 pm
Thank you Barb !!!

Sun c (95)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:49 pm
Thank you for sharing! :) So cute!

Abo r (107)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:39 am
Noted thanks

Sara P (52)
Monday May 20, 2013, 6:24 am
Thanks for sharing this lovely video Barb, I agree too with the comment of Marie :)

alice c (130)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:02 pm
lovely story,:)))

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 5:28 pm
Wow, he really did care about her falling. Thanks for the sweet video, Barb!

Debbie Crowe (87)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 1:32 am
Awwwww... I love this! Animals have a lot of emotions like we do - love, pain, concern, and etc...
Thanks Barb.
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