hooded seal

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medium-sized blackish-grey seal with large inflatable sac on the head

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We summarize and examine the occurrence in the ice-tongue fjord environment (ITFE) of Petermann Fjord and adjacent Nares Strait of four recorded seal species: bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), ringed seal (Pusa hispida), harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus), and hooded seal (Crystophora cristata).
* A young male hooded seal from the Arctic, which was found in a distressed condition at South Shields, died despite receiving treatment from animal workers on Tyneside.
The rare hooded seal was found by tourists after being stranded on a Welsh beach.
Average percent fat content in milk Rhino 0.2 House mouse 27 Human 3-5 Blue whale 41 Naked mole-rat 4.2 Hooded seal 61
Four are ice-adapted (pagophilic, or "ice loving") species that pup on sea ice: bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), hooded seal (Cystophora cristata), harp seal (Pagophihis groenlandicus), and ringed seal (Pusa hispida).
Sahara the hooded seal was freed off Orkney last month after being rescued.
The podgy pup is the first Hooded Seal ever to find its way into warm British waters but now she is pining for the ice-cold Arctic Ocean.
HOODED SEAL -- Adult males attain lengths from 8 to nearly 10 feet, can weigh between 660 and 880 pounds.
The IFAW want the UK government to ban the trade in ALL harp and hooded seal products.
Eleven of the samples matched harp seal DNA, and another was probably a hooded seal.
The blueback hooded seal pup was found on a Wexford beach by Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals warden Andrew Quinn.
Ingmar the hooded seal, which is native to Greenland, was found malnourished at Dunnet Head, near Thurso, Caithness,last month.
One of the operation's most notable successes was recorded just last month, when Flubber, a rare hooded seal found in a distressed condition off the Co Wexford coast in September, was freed in the Atlantic Ocean after being nursed back to health.
Cleo, an eight-month-old hooded seal, will be released in the Atlantic off Scotland to swim 700 miles to her Arctic home.