Common seal

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Related to common seals: harbor seal, Phoca vitulina

COMMON SEAL, A seal used by a corporation. See Corporation.

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The Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay normally takes in one common seal every three or four years.
Sea Shepherd UK is convinced the real number of seals shot greatly exceeds this official number and some conservation groups have previously claimed up to 2,000 grey and common seals are shot around Scotland's coast.
Some breeds of seal have been hunted to extinction, but neither grey nor common seals are an endangered species.
Red deer, otters and common seals share the shores of this wild loch with just 2,000 people as well as a wealth of diving and wading birds including beautiful red-throated divers and the magnificent sea eagle.
Although many know of the grey and common seals found around Hilbre Island, at West Kirby, few know of the harbour porpoise and bottlenose dolphins that can be seen in our waters, and I was surprised and disappointed to find that there were so few sightings reported from the region.
The hotel is a popular retreat for outdoors enthusiasts and there are stunning views from the bedroom window of a stone circle and Langass sea loch, where we saw common seals during an early morning walk.
SUMMER is the best time to take a seal cruise to Blakeney Point, Norfolk, when the common seals are raising their young.
The SMRU says the recent decline in common seals is connected to "large-scale process in the North Sea".
The pools are also home to a resident family of common seals.
We used to have separate seasons - common seals in the summer and grey seals in the winter.
Access loaders feature a unique angled canister, hinged lid, consolidated terminals and pneumatics, and modular valves with common seals.