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Print by Thomas Bewick, United Kingdom, 1780–1790

Seals like to live mostly in cold seas, and can be found all over the world, especially in seas near the North and South poles. Although they love the sea where there are lots of fish for them to eat, all seals need to go on land sometimes to have babies. A seal’s body is round in the middle and narrower at the ends. Their skin is usually brown, grey, or black, and keeps them warm in the cold water.

Did you know?

Some seals can hold their breath underwater for two hours!

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