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Pat Dickens's Blog – February 2011 Archive (1)

The Seals of Nam - A true horror story

The Cape Fur Seal is listed on appendix 2 of CITES as endangered. Each year, 85 000 baby seals, still dependent on their mothers are beaten to death at Cape Cross and Atlas bay in Namibia. A further 6000 bulls are shot. It is the largest slaughter of wildlife on earth and responsible for more deaths than the Canadian cull.


The Namibian government tamper with the actual seal population figures, they inflate their numbers to justify a higher quota. See this link …


Added by Pat Dickens on February 24, 2011 at 1:47 — 1 Comment


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