Sea lions look at humans and see easy marks. As we’ve seen in the past, some will simply take fish away from people in swim-by robberies. But it’s not necessary to resort to a life of crime in order to get a snack from humans.
Tony Pescho shot this video in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He and his companions chartered a boat and went fishing. They did well, catching two marlins. A sea lion wanted a piece of the action, so he chased after Pescho’s boat, begging for food. When one of the guides opened the back door, the sea lion jumped into the boat!
Content warning: foul language.