California sea lion.  Copyright Greenpeace/Alex Hofford. There's been a spate of sea lion attacks in San Francisco, and in other parts of the US. Scientists are unsure why. Most philosophical explanation:

"People should understand these animals are out there not to attack people or humans. But they‘re out there to survive for themselves," said Jim Oswald, a spokesman for the Marine Mammal Center.

But then aren't we all?

Full story here.

Photos of friendly sea lions here.

Rumors that Samuel Jackson was quoted as saying, "#�*!! sea lions are #�*!! #�^* Everywhere!", and will be staring in the upcoming movie could not be confirmed at this time.