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Harp seals are not an endangered species, according to Scientific American. However, scientists and colleagues at Duke University and the International Wildlife Fund have determine...

Harp Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Phocidae Genus: Phoca
Species: Phoca groenlandica
The harp seal (Phoca groenlandica, also named Pagophilus groenlandicus), is a marine mammal of the family Phocidae that is found in the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans. They are separated into three populations that breed in... More » · More images »

Harp seal

The harp seal or saddleback seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) is a species of earless seal native to the northernmost Atlantic Ocean and parts of the Arctic ...

Harp Seal - National Geographic

Harp seals spend relatively little time on land and prefer to swim in the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. These sleek swimmers cruise the chilly waters and feed ...
After 2-4 weeks, the pup molts this white fur and grows a silvery gray coat with dark spots, which eventually turns into an adult coat which is silvery gray with the characteristic darker "harp" shape. The harp seal is listed as of "least concern" on the IUCN Red List ... More »
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Facts about seals. Seals are pinnipeds. Harp seals are the victims of the largest slaughter of marine mammals in the world: the Canadian seal hunt. Learn about  ... - A Non-Profit Charity Working to End the Canadian ...

Harp seals are the victims of the largest slaughter of marine mammals in the world: the Canadian seal hunt. This annual massacre takes the lives of hundreds of ...

Harp Seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) - Office of Protected ...

Although harp seals live in the Arctic, they are born with no protective fat. As pups , their white coats absorb sunlight, and their fur traps heat, keeping the pups ...

Harp Seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) - Mystic Aquarium

Harp Seal. (Pagophilus groenlandicus). Size: There is little difference in size between male and female harp seals. Males will reach a maximum length of 6'3''  ...

Facts about Harp Seals

Adult harp seals grow to be approximately 5 to 6 feet long and 300 to 400 pounds . - All three populations are hunted commercially. -When a harp seal pup eats, ...

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Q: How to Draw a Harp Seal.
A: 1. Choose the kind of seal you want to draw, such as an adult female, for example. Select several images to get a clear view of all the features of the seal. As... Read More »
Q: How to Save Harp Seals.
A: 1. Join one of the groups like, the World Animal Foundation, International Fund for Animal Welfare or, that work to protect harp s... Read More »
Q: Who are saving harp seals?
A: There are a few societies dedacated to saving the Harp Seals, like which is volentary, and it's goal is to permanantly end the annual Canadian Sea... Read More »
Q: What size is a harp seal?
A: adults:6 ft. babies:1 meter long (3 ft. Read More »
Q: What is harp seal?
A: n. An earless seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans whose pups are hunted for their fine white fur. [From the shape of the mar... Read More »