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Canada's Seal Cull is Cruel

Animal rights groups are expected to protest at the start of this year's seal cull in Canada.

Up to 280,000 animals could be killed during the hunt, which takes place every year.

The Canadian government allows people to cull the harp seals as they say it's important to let them make money from the creatures' oil and fur.

Animal rights groups say it is cruel, and a ban on importing the products into Europe is looking more likely.


Although most animals are shot, some are killed by blows from large clubs.


Canadian authorities say the animals are killed quickly, and don't suffer unnecessarily.


America, the Netherlands and Belgium have already banned Canadian seal products.


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    PrideInWastedYouth_2297646
    The same reason America says its okay to kill chickens. We eat foods, meats. How does killing a seal make it any different. I'm sure the mother seal kills too so she can feed her little ones. It's life. I'm not saying its right but it's just the way it is. That's life.
    commented: Sun Apr 14, 2013

    Gawgusss Ashley
    This is just cruel & unjustified.. They are a living animal and deserve to be protected just like any other animal does... Smh...
    commented: Sun Apr 14, 2013

    gogogo123_1395816
    Every animal is important.Why the *beep*does Canada say its OK to kill seals for fun?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!?!?!?!!?!?HHELP THE SEALS!!!!
    commented: Sat May 01, 2010

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