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Coral World Sea Lion Team Update

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2017 has been an especially interesting year at Coral World, and this brief end-of-year update will attempt to summarize all of the excitement (both good and bad) that our sea lion family has endured over the past year. Our…

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Sea Lion Vibrissae Study

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CORAL WORLD ANNOUNCES NEW ARRIVALS

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A Special Birthday Celebration for Jacob and his Family

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Understanding the Sea Lion Global Distribution

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St. Thomas is home to all kinds of marine wildlife. If you visit one of our beaches, you may see fish, reef sharks, turtles, stingrays, or bottlenose dolphins. What you will not see are sea lions. There are no sea lions in the Caribbean, other than the four South American sea lions living at Coral…

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Sea Lion Participate in Blood Draw

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At Coral World, our sea lions participate in their own health care. One of the most important health-related, or “husbandry,” behaviors they perform is a voluntary blood draw. Drawing blood is extremely beneficial to the sea lions’ veterinary staff, just as it is to any person’s doctor. By analyzing an animal’s blood, trainers can proactively…

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Meet Omar — Our Very Own Picasso

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coral world omarWe’ve met both Franco and Remo in a few of our previous blogs. Franco is a very laid-back animal, while Remo is full of energy. This time we’re going to meet their “little” brother, Omar! He is the smallest of the four South American sea…

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Some of Coral World’s Staff Joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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They really got creative and fun with their challenges and their messages. Very proud to support ALS. Scott Hjerling & Remo Tyler in Shark Tank

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It’s That Time Again: Hurricane Season! So, How Do We Prepare?

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June-November is storm season in the Caribbean, and just as many families along the coasts or on islands have evacuation plans, so do Coral World’s sea lions. We can’t leave our boys out in a storm, as you can imagine it wouldn’t be too fun for them. So how do we protect our four South…

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Can You Tell the Difference Between a Male and Female Sea Lion?

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When you’re looking at animals, it’s often very difficult to tell the difference between a male and a female. Coral World is home to a wide variety of animal species, and whether you’re looking at a turtle, a stingray, a shark, an iguana, or a lorikeet, it’s safe to say you have no idea if you’re…

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