War Hero Sea Lion

by Rebecca on June 18, 2012

in Animal Stories


In 2003, Zak, a 375-pound California sea lion, was trained by the Navy to find swimmers near piers and ships or objects that were considered suspicious or a threat. Animals in Zak’s program were all trained at the Navy’s Marine Mammal

Program in San Diego. Sea lions like Zak love action and having a purpose. They can even cuff a potential waterborne intruder!

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