Flora and Fauna

Sea Lion Keeps The Beat In Pursuit Of Science

NPR | April 7, 2013 8:08 a.m.

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with University of California-Santa Cruz graduate student Peter Cook, who trained a sea lion to bob her head in time with music. This challenges a leading theory on rhythmic entertainment that only animals with the capabilities of vocal mimicry could keep a beat.


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