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My What Big Teeth You Have, Dear!

Those teeth will bite but they don’t chew! “Their large teeth enable the seals to catch their prey, which they then swallow whole,” (riverheadfoundation.org). “It is possible to age seals quite accurately by counting the growth rings round the roots of the back teeth,” (source). Our seal pup here wouldn’t have too many rings yet, but soon