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Harp seals live in the Arctic near places like Alaska and Greenland, and they usually stay around the coasts near floating ice. Their name comes from the patterns that form from their spots once they reach adulthood, whi... More »

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Harp seals live off a diet of capelin, polar cod, herring, halibut, crabs and shrimp. Male harp seals mature by age eight, while females are mature by age six. Harp seals require ice for whelping, and their survival is t... More »

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Arctic seals, more commonly known as harp seals, are carnivorous animals with average life-spans of approximately 20 years, though some live as long as 30 to 35 years. Harp seals can reach a hefty 400 pounds, and their c... More »

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Harp seals live off a diet of capelin, polar cod, herring, halibut, crabs and shrimp. Male harp seals mature by age eight, while females are mature by age six. Harp seals require ice for whelping, and their survival is t... More »

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Harp seals are not an endangered species, according to Scientific American. However, scientists and colleagues at Duke University and the International Wildlife Fund have determined that a decrease of winter ice at harp ... More »

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Harp seals live from 25 to 30 years in the wild. They range from the North Atlantic to the Arctic and can be found in the open water and along the coastline. More »

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A harp seal's niche is in the icy waters of the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans. Harp seals breed in Newfoundland and in the Greenland and White Seas, according to National Geographic. Man is a harp seal's most dangerou... More »

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