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

But Canada's Not Giving Up without a Fight

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credit: Joseph Hatton & M. Harvey

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Not to rain on the yay-Russia, boo-Canada parade, but the fight to protect baby harp seals -- hundreds of thousands of which are clubbed to death every year while just a few weeks old -- isn't over yet.

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