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The lovable (and lethal) sea lion - Claire Simeone

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Sunning themselves on rocks or waddling awkwardly across the beach, it’s easy to think of sea lions more as sea house cats. But don’t be fooled by their beachside behavior. Under the waves, sea lions are incredible endurance hunters, reaching speeds of 18 miles an hour and hunting for up to 30 hours at a time. Claire Simeone dives into what makes these majestic mammals such resourceful foragers.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Claire Simeone
  • Director Mateus Contini, Edgar Costa
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Art Director Mateus Contini, Edgar Costa
  • Storyboard Artist Mateus Contini, Edgar Costa
  • Layout Artist Mateus Contini, Edgar Costa
  • Editor Mateus Contini
  • Character Designer Edgar Costa
  • Animator Mateus Contini, Edgar Costa, Kelvin Lima, Allan Dantas
  • Sound Designer Matheus Wittmann
  • Composer Matheus Wittmann
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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