An Illustrated Guide to the Tools used to Kill Seals in Canada’s Commercial Seal Hunt

An Illustrated Guide to the Tools used to Kill Seals in Canada’s Commercial Seal

This document describes the various tools used for killing seals in Canada's commercial seal hunt. The MMR, and the information in this document, does not apply to the hunting of seals in Arctic regions of Canada, which is conducted primarily by Inuit. The seal hunt that takes place in Canada's Arctic includes different species of seals. Other tools are used to kill these seals, such as nets and harpoons. These tools are not covered here.

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Dr. Ralf (Perry) Sonntag, Country Director, Germany
Country Director, Germany
Sheryl Fink, Wildlife Campaigns Director, IFAW Canada
Wildlife Campaigns Director, IFAW Canada
Sonja Van Tichelen, Regional Director, European Union
Regional Director, European Union