The Week in Animal News: Fighting to Protect Harp Seals, Weasels Need Socks, and More

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Russia and two of its neighbors have banned the trade of seal harp skins, but Canada, the world's biggest supplier of the controversial product, is appealing the decision to the World Trade Organization.

We also have a researcher who needs spare socks to study weasels, sharks up to no good in New Zealand, and more in the Week in Animal News.