Category: Sea Lion Conservation
Monday, July 31, 2017
Our California Sea Lion pup, Cash, born on the afternoon of June 25, has been making quite the splash at the Oklahoma City Zoo! Cash’s parents, Pearl and Xander, were rescued off the coast of California and are also the parents of 1-year-old Phoenix. As rescued sea lions, their genetics have not been represented in other zoos or aquariums, which makes Cash and Phoenix’s births significant in the zoological community.
Cash has been thriving ever since his birth. After only a...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Phoenix , our California sea lion pup, was born earlier this year on June 25, weighing in at a whopping 15 pounds. In only five months, she has more than tripled her weight. Sea lion pups usually gain one to two pounds per week, so she is right on track!
Her parents, Xander and Pearl, were rescues, which is important to the zoological community because their genetics were not represented… until Phoenix was born!
Pups are well developed at birth. They can see, vocalize...
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