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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 Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids


Learn about harp seals with pictures, fun facts, news, and videos. Find links to information about other animals.

Facts about Harp Seals - BioWeb Home


Facts. Seal Terminology - Adult harp seals grow to be approximately 5 to 6 feet long and 300 to 400 pounds. - All three populations are hunted commercially.

About Seals - Harpseals.org


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  ...

Interesting Facts About Harp Seals | USA Today


Harp seals take their name from the dark, harp-shaped marking within the fur on their flanks and backs, a mark that appears on males when they're about 7 ...

Harp seal videos, photos and facts - Pagophilus groenlandicus ...


Learn more about the Harp seal - with amazing Harp seal photos and facts on ARKive.

Harp Seal - Seal Facts and Information


The Harp Seal is one that has lots of white fur on it. They also can feature areas of light brown and even some black.

Harp Seals - National Wildlife Federation


Learn about harp seals from the February 2013 issue of Ranger Rick Magazine.

Harp Seal Facts For Kids | Ocean Currents


Mar 20, 2013 ... I know what you're thinking; are harp seals really that lazy? Well alright, you're probably just thinking that this Parry Gripp song is pretty catchy, ...

Animal Facts: Harp seal | Canadian Geographic


Jun 14, 2006 ... Fast Facts: Harp sealScientific name: Phoca groenlandica Average ... The name “ harp seal” comes from the large harp-shaped ring on the ...

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 »
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Learn all you wanted to know about harp seals with pictures, videos, photos, facts , and news from National Geographic.

Harp Seal - Oceans of Fun


Fun Facts: Even though Harp seals live in the cold Arctic temperatures, pups are born with no protective fat; therefore their thick fur is able to traps warm air being  ...

Harp Seal - Facts, Diet & Habitat Information - Animal Corner


The Harp Seal is an aquatic mammal belonging to the Suborder Pinnipedia (fin- footed animals) and the Family Phocidae (true seals lacking external ears) that ...