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Heavy ice, blocked markets blamed as Newfoundland seal hunt sees big drop


Executive director Frank Pinhorn said Thursday just fewer than 55,000 harp seals were landed compared to 91,000 last year and 69,000 in 2012. The Fisheries and Oceans Canada website estimates the northwest Atlantic harp seal population at    Read more here 22:00

An oral history of the Newfoundland seal hunt

However, I had to pop them in the oven while my wife was at work. Sherry doesn’t like seal meat. Nor does she like moose, caribou or rabbit. About the latter delicacy, she says, “It reminds me of cat.” Of course, my first inclination is to ask, “And when did you last eat cat?” But that’s another story for another day. Read more here  15:57