Seals have it rough. Culls and other human hunting present seal populations with grave problems beyond the effects of climate change. On Dec. 21st, the NOAA announced that more seals require protection after securing endangered and threatened listings under the Endangered Species Act.
In the past, Care2 members have stood against the Canadian seal cull and saved two pups, Zak and Mika, from death. Even if members hadn’t voiced concerns, watching this snuffling harp seal turn its prey-detecting whiskers into a snowy moustache would be more than enough motivation to continue helping our friends: