Baby sea lion walks into California restaurant, takes nap

The pup is now at Sea World in San Diego

In a photo provided by SeaWorld, an 8-month-old female sea lion pup is shown where it was found sleeping in a booth of the Marine Room, an upscale restaurant in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Experts were called from nearby SeaWorld, who said the pup was severely underweight and dehydrated. The pup was taken to SeaWorld’s Animal Rescue Center and experts are cautiously optimistic about her recovery. There’s been a surge in sea lion mortality over the past year because, scientists say, the animals’ food supply has been affected by higher-than-normal ocean temperatures linked to El Nino.(Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld via AP)

(CNN) – A sea lion walks into a restaurant…

That may sound like the start of a joke, but it really happened in the San Diego suburb of La Jolla.

The staff at the aptly-named “Marine Room” said a sea lion cub came in on Thursday.

It napped in a booth and then gazed at the surf through a window.

Sadly though, the super-cute pup was malnourished.

She is now at Sea World in San Diego, getting fattened up, so she can hopefully be returned to the wild.

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