Meet the amazing sea lion! Introduce elementary kids to these marine mammals and their ocean lives. Long bodies, fancy flippers, and thick skin help these sea creatures swim with speed and agility. Readers explore the features, habitats, and behaviors of sea lions, including pup raising and colony life, all with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from Japan tells why fishers respect these animals. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.