Take a deep breath with Wild Chronicles and follow a New Zealand sea lion on a search for food off the coast of the remote Auckland Islands. Crittercam® reveals that New Zealand sea lions dive at many different depths as they hunt. This discovery provides insight into a growing problem—the conflict between New Zealand sea lions and ocean trawlers, and their deadly nets.
New Zealand sea lions are a vulnerable species. How many are left in the wild?
How long do New Zealand sea lion pups rely on their mothers' milk?
About 100 New Zealand sea lions are accidentally killed by trawling nets every year. What animal are these nets supposed to catch?
How deep can New Zealand sea lions dive?
Nick, the biologist, puts a Crittercam on a New Zealand sea lion. What does this sea lion eat?
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry coast Noun
edge of land along the sea or other large body of water.
Encyclopedic Entry: coast conflict Noun
a disagreement or fight, usually over ideas or procedures.
camera designed to be worn on a wild animal, providing a "critter-eye view" of the animal's environment.
material, usually of plant or animal origin, that living organisms use to obtain nutrients.
Encyclopedic Entry: food hunt Verb
to pursue and kill an animal, usually for food.
sea lion Noun
to fish by dragging a large net along the bottom of the body of water.