Canadian DFO Announces Total Allowable Catch of Seals!
The number of seal pups Fisheries officials decided it was reasonable to kill is 275,000 harp seal pups, known as beaters...seals whose coats have just started to progress past the white coat stage...and the majority of which will be between 3 weeks and 3 months of age...The International Fund for Animal Welfare issued a press release calling the decision 'appalling'. You can read the complete release here.
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Submitted by J.C. Bouvier - IFAW Online Campaigns Staff