Can humans swim with sea lions?

“They may come at you, they may even try to hug you, but they’re just playing,” said our dive guide. “They might even try to nibble — don’t pull your hand away, their teeth are sharp.”

They are trainable and I wonder what trainers do to avoid their teeth?

Avoid getting too close with their teeth as they bite during hormonal changes. Also do not provoke, or make them feel they are being threatened.