BUFFALO, NY-- The Buffalo Zoo says one of their sea lions has passed away.
Pocus, a 12-year-old California sea lion, passed away Monday.
Zoo officials say a preliminary necropsy report indicates Pocus died from a bacterial infection. The source of the bacteria is unknown right now.
Pocus was born on July 14, 2001 at Sea World in Orlando, Florida and came to the Buffalo Zoo in 2005.
The maximum lifespan of a California sea lion is reported to be 30 years.