how to say “sea lion” in Hebrew
If you’re up for a challenge and you like to read about animals, check out this Ynet article about Israeli wildlife photography. Warning – some pictures are not suitable for vegetarians.
The first animal depicted in the article is a leopard seal, the second-largest seal found around Antarctica.
A seal in Hebrew is a כֶּלֶב יָם- literally, a dog of the sea.
A leopard seal is a כֶּלֶב יָם נְמֵרִי - literally, a leopardlike dog of the sea. (A נָמֵרis technically a leopard in Hebrew, but most Israelis use the term to refer to a tiger.)