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What's the difference: seal or sea lion?
by Staff
From ears to hair to their movement, seals and sea lions may be related, but they certainly aren't the same. Can you tell these slimy, adorable cousins apart?

Which is known for its tiny, flapless, pinhole ears?

  • seal
  • sea lion

This creature can rotate its rear flipper under its body, allowing it to walk on land.

  • seal
  • sea lion

Who has stubby front feet, complete with claws and fur?

  • seal
  • sea lion

Who tends to be more vocal?

  • seal
  • sea lion

Which of these creatures prefers to live alone?

  • seal
  • sea lion

Which of these animals relies on its strong rear flipper to propel it through the water.

  • seal
  • sea lion

Who is more likely to feast on larger animals like squid and octopus?

  • seal
  • sea lion

Which of these animals are you most likely to see at marine shows?

  • seal
  • sea lion

Who is more likely to sport a monochromatic color scheme?

  • seal
  • sea lion

Which creature sends its young out alone after only a month with mom?

  • seal
  • sea lion