At sealand Aquarium you will witness different interactions with sea lions.
Educational feedings, medical training sessions and of course play sessions.
Trainers will teach you more about their character, lifestyle and diet.
The main pool for the sea lions has a volume of 250m3 sea water, his temperature round the 15, 20°C depending on the seasons.
They mainly eat sprats and capelans fish all year long and herrings during the winter. Their rations changes depending on the weight of the animal and the season.
The sea lion is a carnivorous specie belonging to the marine mammals family. Not to be confused with seals or sea elephants. Indeed the sea lion as a pair of small external ears and can easily move on the ground with his front flippers, in contrary of his cousin the seal.
Main: 250 m3 - Outside: 50 m3 - Inside: 25 m3 - small: 15 m3 - We also have 3 dry spaces with almost 100m² in total - In Sealand, the sea lions are not inside boxes during the night.
You can watch Gaston the male of the group, imposing and full of tenderness. (210Kg, born 03/07/1999 at the Aquarium de Noirmoutier),
Claudia the matriarch of the 4, you will often see her in the company of Iris who takes under her wing. She's also very close to Gaston. (120Kg, born on 01/07/2010 at Le Pal Park in France)
Iris the baby of the group, very sweet, she will be much more shy than the others. (90Kg, born 19/07/2012 in Belgium)
Luna the youngest, and the most curious. She's also the most playful! (100Kg, born 21/07/2013 in Belgium)