Although this seal is almost black in color, some seals are bright white!
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Seals are probably the cutest animals in the oceans. Did you know that seals spend 90% of their lives in water? They only go on land to eat and shed their skin.
Seals eat lots of different foods, including molluscs and zooplankton. But they must be careful, because sharks will eat them!
Seals are very cute, but humans aren't very nice to them. Some people kill them for their skin. Others get them trapped in their nets. So, we must be careful not to harm them!
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