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Steller's Sea Lion --(Eumetopias jubatus) (37850 bytes)

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Steller's Sea Lion
Eumetopias jubatus

At first I was not sure if it was an animal or a log. It sat still in the water like this for several minutes. I had never seen a sea lion rest like this, and from a distance it was difficult to make out the whiskers and other animal features.

Location: Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka, Alaska

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