[Canada, March 27. Image via Getty.]

"A Harp seal pup lays on an ice floe in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in Canada. Canada's seal hunt is expected to start tomorrow and the government has said this year 275,000 harp seals can be harvested. Many animal protection organizations have condemned the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans following its announcement of the 2008 commercial seal hunt quota." —Getty Images