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The Canadian Seal Slaughter - Again

By Cathy Kangas

Photo Credit: Frank Loftus Humane Society of the United States

I am absolutely shocked that the Canadian commercial seal hunt, the largest slaughter of marine mammals in the world, has started yet again off the northeast coast of Newfoundland. On the first day, 17 boats went out and 4,600 seals were killed. With more than 37 boats embarking on the second day, the slaughter has escalated.

The killing continues despite opinion polls indicating that 71 percent of Canadians don’t think the commercial slaughter should receive government funding. Yet the Canadian government continues to support the slaughter and this year set the …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green