CBC News ~ “Seal Hunt Extended”

The annual seal hunt off Newfoundland and Labrador has been extended until the end of May.  The season was scheduled to end May 15, but in a statement Tuesday, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans said the season had been extended to allow hunters more time to find buyers for pelts.  The department estimates that 60,000 seals have been taken so far this season.
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