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Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, seal pups, Namibian seal pups, wildanimals, protection, slaughter, humans, killing, death, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, abuse, suffering, sadness, killed, animaladvocates )

- 1367 days ago -
Please sign the Petition attached to this article!! This year, the Namibian government is allowing another 80,000 seal pups to be killed, though the number born this season is only about 65,000. The Cape fur seal population has been hard-hit already by th
Fishermen From Nova Scotia Have Been Killing Grey Seal Pups on Hay Island - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, seals, grey seal, seal pups, grey seal pups, wildanimals, wildlife, killing, hunting, slaughter, canada, ethics, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 1485 days ago -
Sealers arrived Thursday, February 25th, to kill the grey seal pups. They claim that they have two buyers who are interested in the pelts, flesh, and internal organs of the pup. Sealers are allowed to kill 1,900 grey seal pups, in a protected wilderness.
Public Warned To Stay Away From Seal Pups
Animals  (tags: animals, seals, harbor seal, seal pups, marine mammals, wildanimals, wildlife, humans, protection, environment, animalwelfare )

- 1488 days ago -
Beachgoers are being advised not to interact with seal pups since contact could cause harm to the animal. Newborn harbor seals are often mistaken for orphans when they are left unattended and can be inadvertently separated from their mothers.
New Petition to Stop Seal Slaughter
Animals  (tags: seals slaughter, seal pups, seals skinned alive, seals clubbed )

- 1495 days ago -
Please Take Action For The Baby Seals!!!
Seal Pupping Season Is Here.
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, seal pups, seal )

- 1513 days ago -
Second Day is the first elephant seal rescued by The Marine Mammal Center this year!
ACTION ALERT: Full Prison Sentence for Killing Seals ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: new zealand, horrific cruelty, seal pups, fur seals, beaten to death, investigation )

- 1570 days ago -
In New Zealand, attackers wielding bats or clubs slaughtered two dozen fur seals, including newborn pups, over several days at one of the most popular sanctuaries for watching the animals. Officials said eight pups, some just days old, were among those
Mystery Seal Pup Washed Up on Dublin Beach
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, seal pups, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1811 days ago -
On Wed. 30th of March a volunteer from the Irish Seal Sanctuary (ISS) was informed by local gardai that a seal pup had been reported stranded in Skerries, Co. Dublin.
Seal Pups Start Arriving at John O'Groats Rehab Unit
Animals  (tags: animals, seal pups, rescued, rehabilitation, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2091 days ago -
The first rescued seal pups of the season have been brought in to a seal rehabilitation unit near John O'Groats in the far north of Scotland.
Animals  (tags: SEAL PUPS, slaughter, suffering, humans, cruelty, death, killing, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2219 days ago -
THANKS RIVER P.: The seals are killed with wooden clubs, hakapiks (a type of spiked club) and rifles. The sealers club and shoot as many seals as quickly as possible to meet the annual quota. So it's no surprise that veterinary reports
Activists: New Rules Won't Stop Inhumane Seal Hunts
Animals  (tags: activists, inhumane, cruelty, seal pups, seals slaughtered, murdered, laws, rules, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, humans, investigation, suffering )

- 2279 days ago -
The Canadian government has introduced new regulations for its annual seal hunt, which has roused world-wide protests amid highly-publicized videos of cute baby seals being clubbed to death. However, activists call the measures "meaningless."
Graphic Video Footage of the Seal Hunt in Canada
Animals  (tags: IFAW, seals slaughter, seal pups, Seal hunting, seal cull )

- 2555 days ago -
WARNING: This Video contains graphic images of seal hunting. In this video, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about this opening day footage of the 2008 Canadian commercial seal hunt.
Seal Hunt Causes Annual Controversy
Animals  (tags: Seal Hunt, Canada Slaughters Baby Seals, Canada slaughters 2-3 week old baby seal, seal pups, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, ethics, killing, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife )

- 2555 days ago -
"There are 10,000 commercially licenced seal hunters in Canada, but a lot of permits aren't really used"(no permit = no count toward 275,000 quota) "The seals lose their white fur after about 12-14 days,& once they do, they're fair game for sealers."
True Confessions: Sealers Testify to the Cruelty of the Hunt
Animals  (tags: Slaughtering Seal Pups, Seal Pups, Fur, Seals, Canada, Sealers, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, death, ethics, killing, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildlife )

- 2575 days ago -
"We were not saving the meat so the pup went over aboard with the carcass. --"told me to throw it (the pup) overboard and I did. It crawled up on a pan of ice. The mother was full of milk, the milk ran out on deck when the pup 'fell' out (was born)."
Animals  (tags: seals, seal pups, animalprotection, AnimalWelfare )

- 2931 days ago -
In past worst-case scenarios, concerned beach-goers have picked up seal pups and taken them away from the beaches - and their mothers. Seal pups are beginning to appear on the beaches of Oregon and an Oregon State University marine mammal biologist is

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