The Rhythmic Sea Lion That Bobs To The Beat

February 25, 2014 | 1:04 PM EST

The sea lion that can keep a beat is making news.

Ronan is believed to be the first non-human mammal to keep a beat. The sea lion’s range and versatility in matching different beats is impressive, according to Peter Cook, who began working with Ronan as a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.

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