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"There is a very strong bond between mother seals and pups, who recognize each other by sound and smell. Female seals give birth to one pup each year. She will nurse her pup for a few days before going to sea to feed, leaving the pup in a nursery group or a protected area for three to five days. When she returns, she calls the pup with a distinctive bark that the pup will answer. The mother will continue this cycle of feeding and nursing for several weeks until the pup is old enough to swim and keep up with her. She will then bring the pup to sea with her, to teach it to swim, feed, and avoid predators. The pup will be weaned in a year, when the mother comes to shore to give birth " You can check out this link to also find more information and facts on Harp Seals: http://www.gan.ca/animals/harp+seals.en.html (Bibliography) Global Action Network. "Global Action Network: Animals: Harp Seals." Global Action Network: Home. 25 May 2009 . Good luck! ❤

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