The California Sea Lion is an adoptable animal in the original Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania, in Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania, and in Zoo Tycoon DS. It lives in Coastal biome. It can be trained to put on shows to entertain guests, much like in real life. It eats mainly fish and needs plenty of water.

In Zoo Tycoon

In Zoo Tycoon, the California Sea Lion is an aquatic animal from Marine Mania that costs $700 each. It has thirty attractiveness out of three hundred, and forty out of one hundred shyness.

They require thirty five squares of space for every extra California Sea Lion, with up to sixteen of them until they become unhappy, and should have a minimum of ninety happiness to breed. Their chance of having a child at this point is 2/2, and they will have one child per birth. The interval of time between each baby is 1800 game cycles, and 1440 game cycles until they grow from a baby to an adult.

They should have a minimum of seven Water Lilies in their exhibit, seven type one Large Rocks, seven unidentified rocks, Medium Rock, one type one Small Rock, and three type two Small Rocks for best happiness. 90% Salt Water and 10% Gray Rock in an exhibit of ten by ten squares (100 squares total.)

They are compatible with Southern Sea Otters, Emperor Penguins, and Mermaids, and will prey on Giant Pacific Octopus.

The player can also earn The Best Sea Lion Show In The Country award. This will reward the player with the California Sea Lion Statue.

In Zoo Tycoon 2

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In Zoo Tycoon 2, the California Sea Lion is a performing aquatic animal from Marine Mania.


ZT2 California Sea Lion

Importance to Designers

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The California Sea Lion is primarily used for seals and seal-like creatures, such as the Hawaiian Monk Seal.


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