Have You Hugged a Baby Seal Today?

Published by PETA.

While most of us would never dream of bashing in a helpless baby seal’s skull, there are people out there who don’t even think twice about it. More than 205,000 seals were killed last year in Canada’s annual seal massacre, which is why we sent a “baby seal” to Ottawa, Ontario, to ask the locals for hugs instead of clubs. Check out these photos to see PETA’s baby seal in action:



Want to help stop the Canadian seal slaughter? Let the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Organizing Committee know how you feel here and ask your friends to do the same.

Written by Lianne Turner

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