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Photo: White Baby Harp Seal Pup

This cute baby harp seal pup is only about 3 days old, and was found on the pack ice on the Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada.

This baby harp seal is covered in a white coat of fur which if perfect for its habitat, the pack ice. Baby Harp Seal pups more than triple their birth size in the first two weeks of their lives by feeding on the rich milk produced by their mothers.

Most of this weight is blubber and they lose around 10 kg during a four to five week fast which they begin around 2 weeks of age.


White Baby Harp Seal Pup

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White Baby Harp Seal Pup
This cute baby harp seal pup is only about 3 days old, and was found on the pack ice on the Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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T3559 - White Baby Harp Seal Pup

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