The term seal is used to refer to a diverse group of animals. In science, they are
grouped together in the Pinnipeds, which also includes the walrus, not popularly
Seals are killed mainly for their pelts, which are sold primarily in Europe and Asia
and are illegal in the U.S.. ... Who buys them and how are they used? seal fur ...
Each year, the Canadian government gives hunters the green light to bludgeon
to death hundreds of thousands of baby harp seals. During the slaughter, baby ...
The result is what is called "flat" fur, of which hair seal fur is the longest wearing of
all, ... The most important use of seal pelts is for utilitarian clothing used by the ...
Mar 27, 2015 ... The seals are mainly killed for their pelts, but hunters also sell their blubber,
which is used to make 'seal oil' and sold as a health supplement, ...
The water-resistant nature of the skin also made it good for making boats, tents,
and harpoon lines. Seal bladders were used to make floats to attach to harpoon ...
Mar 30, 2006 ... Animal welfare activists clashed with seal-pup hunters in Canada this week, just
a few days into the annual sealing season. A commercial ...
Mar 11, 2013 ... Seals are killed primarily for their fur, which is used to produce fashion garments
and other items. There is a small market for seal oil (both for ...
Although [seals] are very large, they won't throw away any edible part. They will
only discard their bones. Those poor people in those days always used ...
Mar 25, 2013 ... Regulations stipulate that sealers can only kill seals in a manner ... are used,
regulated and enforced in Canada's annual commercial seal hunt.