SF Sea Lions go South for warmer water?

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    Those are cool animals:D
    It'd be fun to see how close you could get to em before they decided to take off.
     
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    you can get right up on them..
     
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    They will bite and yell at you!
     
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    So I have a question, is this a result of "global warming"? Are the natural sea currents shutting down in a self correction mode? I am no scientist obviously, but these type of question pop into my head all the time.
     
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    No, this is most likely part of their normal migration pattern -- at least it says that in the article they tend to head south in the winters anyways. Anything that happens for just one year can't be attributed to global warming, as global warming patterns occur over several years. If this started happening year after year, or if they never returned north, then you could possibly try to make a pattern out of it. But one occurrence does not a pattern make!
     
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    Wander how sealion taste:mrgreen:
     
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    Have you guys seen that video of the sea lion attacking and absolutely crushing the car? I can't seem to find it on You Tube. It's crazy! Those things are MEAN.
     
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    We have a sealion exhibit at our local zoo, VERY VERY cool animals for sure.
     
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    So does this mean if it happens next year of if they don't return to SF 39 then we can attribute it to global warming? :question:
     
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    im about 20 to 30 mins from pier 39. i dont go there all the time, but everytime i do go there i always see them..
     
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    Same here, anyone that comes up to see me wants to go and see them. Personally, I think they stink at pier 39. I like seeing them in the delta when I'm wakeboarding in the summer time though.
     
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    haha yea, they smell something AWFUL.... at the AQ we had a update about this and apparently they do this every 10-15 years and just dissapear for a while... they'll be back :)
     
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    Of course they didn't say that in the news broadcast. ;)
     
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    haha of course, i saw it on yahoo news and our local TV stations and they were all "Could global warming be leading to the dissapearance of seals?"

    lol
     
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    Thanks Sharkie.
     
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