Harp Seal on your Polar cruise
What you need to know about the Harp Seal
Harp seals can be found in the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, where they spend most of their time swimming. These cute mammals feed on fish and crustaceans. They can remain submerged for up to 15 minutes. Harp seals are also called saddle back seals because of the dark marking on the back and sides of their light yellow or gray coat that looks like a saddle.
Harp Seal: Interesting facts
Both sexes return each year to breeding grounds in Newfoundland, the Greenland Sea, and the White Sea. They may look adorable, but during breeding, the males fight for their mates, using their sharp teeth and powerful flippers.