Magdalen Islands seal hunters return empty-handed
After less than a week since the opening of the harp seal hunt, the few hunting teams have returned empty-handed. As many anticipated, the herd, also called the flock, moved away from the islands.
This is a criticism that comes up regularly, the general director of the Association of Intra-Quebec Seal Hunters, Gil Thériault reports. Department of
Fisheries and Oceans Canada only opens the hunt when a percentage of seal pups are weaned […] and the birth must not be disturbed.
“ They are 7.8 million. It would perhaps be the time that we disturb the birth […] for a tiny part of the herd. »
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