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Ringed Seals

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The most common seal in Arctic waters, the Ringed seal gets its name from dark rings on its fur. They are very hearty - some ringed seals can live up to 45 years in the wild. Native people like the Inuit Indians have used seals for food, medicine and clothing for thousands of years.

  1. 1. How long can a Ringed Seal live?
    1. a. 20 years
    2. b. 50 years
    3. c. 45 years
  2. 2. Who uses the Ringed Seal for food?
    1. a. Icelanders
    2. b. The Cherokee
    3. c. The Intuit Indians
  3. 3. What is the most common seal in Arctic waters?
    1. a. The Ringed Seal
    2. b. The Black Seal
    3. c. The Flank Seal