The people who uploaded the video called it “the experience of 1,000 lifetimes.”
The circus seal we often see balancing a ball on its nose and jumping through hoops is typically a California sea lion. But in the wild, the California sea lion is a sleek animal that is faster than any other sea lion or seal. They have been known to reach speeds up to 25 miles (40 kilometers) an hour!
Unlike other sea lions, California sea lions do not have lion-like manes and live along the rocky Pacific Ocean coastlines of western North America and also near Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands.
These people were about two miles off the coast of Newport Beach, California when this baby sea lion spotted this passenger boat. The sea lion was probably tired from swimming and ended up boarding the boat. What he did for the next hour will amaze you!