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Weddell seal pup

Weddell seal pup

This Weddell Seal pup is on of the most attractive Antarctic inhabitants. Living mostly under the ice, Weddell Seals must come up to breath, rest, and have pups. A pup like this will gain about 200 pounds in the fist six to eight weeks of its life.

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