Seneca Park Zoo announces new sea lion pup's name

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Seneca Park Zoo's newest sea lion pup has a name!

The public voted to name the sea lion pup Bob, beating out the other finalists, Slider and Flippers. The winning name received over 50 percent of votes.

Since the contest started on July 26, over 5,000 people submitted 2,000 unique names. Nearly 1,500 votes were cast in the online poll from August 17-22. 

Bob was born on June 7 to his 8-year-old mother, Lily. 


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