Dancing sea lion astounds researchers

Dancing sea lion astounds researchers

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 6:36 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 2 at 6:41 PM

A sea lion in California is helping re-define rhythm on the dance floor.

Meet Ronan, a 5-year old sea lion at the University of California Santa Cruz. Researchers trained her to nod her head to rhythmic sounds.

Aside from humans, mimicking these kinds of actions was only seen in parrots and select birds.
 

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