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Old 07-04-2007, 18:08   #30
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Originally Posted by freddie View Post
Okay but this is not an isolated problem is it? I mean why are seal pups so special? Because they're cute?
That's a really interesting question. This article/slideshow discusses that ever issue, apparently it has been common practice for years to make the public aware of potential extinctions of cuter, fuzzier animals at the expense of ugly ones.

Sad, but goddamn that is one ugly creature!
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