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Dear America, our seals are not endangered

March 25, 2015 Bruce A. Heyman Embassy of the United States to Canada 100 Wellington St, Ottawa, ON K1AOA6  Mr. Heyman, I am writing with deep concern over misinformation being spread by United States Customs and Border Protection agents that seal populations found off of Canada’s East Coast are an endangered species. A Newfoundland and Labrador woman’s seal-skin purse was confiscated recently at the seal-skin purse was confiscated in Bridgewater, Maine after agents informed her that seals are an “endangered species.” Read the rest here 13:27