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05/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Tax Day In The US, Baby Seal Death Day In Canada

My hakapik -- a phrase I never expected to utter -- has a 42-inch long handle with a combo hammerhead/spike on the end. The hammer portion is used, theoretically, to crush the seal's skull, while the spike is used to haul the carcass away. (Older seals are usually shot with rifles.)

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