Overfishing, hunting, and pollution all pose threats to seals. Although many species are increasing their populations, some are not as lucky. The Mediterranean monk seal, for example, is listed as endangered by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
In order to raise awareness and protect these oftentimes adorable creatures, conservationists celebrate March 1 as the International Day of the Seal.
How much do you know about these marine mammals? Take the following quiz to find out!
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Read each question carefully. Test your knowledge about seals by choosing one correct answer.
How many species of seals are there in the world?
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How long can seals stay under water?
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Where do seals give birth to their offspring?
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Where do seals sleep?
4 / 6
How do seals detect their prey?
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Which is the largest of all seals?
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