The Sea Lions on Clacton Pier

The sea lions showing off their balancing skills during training at Clacton
Barney the sea lion jumping through the hoops with trainer Luigi (1978)
Barney showing off one of his very skillful tricks (1978)
The sea lion show in full swing with Reg and Margaret (1978)
A sea lion interacting with trainer Jon Kershaw & Margaret Bloom giving the commentary
Two sea lions paying attention to Reg Blooms instructions
Reg & Margaret Bloom putting on one of the seal lion shows under the watchful eye of one of the dolphins
A seal lion showing off its balancing skills with a tray of tea
1995 saw the start of the demolition of the Sea Lion complex on Clacton Pier
The Sea Lion Complex from the seating area, the show was over and work on a new complex was
under way behind this area (1995)
This is the new Sea Lion complex & was directly behind the old one, this photo was taken in 1995
and was never used for the Sea Lions after it was built
The new stands & training centre for the Sea Lions, unused and still standing today behind the
Sealife Centre on Clacton Pier (photo taken 1995)
A fibreglass model of a Sealion that still lives on Clacton Pier, it is believed to be one of two
models that held a sign for the show

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