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Whitecoat

 

the newborn pup of several species of seals, including the harp and Caspian seals and Halychoerusgrypus. The whitecoat is covered with long, thick white or yellowish-white fur (hence the name).

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It angers me when I see on the TV pictures of whitecoat seal carcasses just left on the ice.
And in all cases, the index for the patients with whitecoat hypertension fell at a point in between the hypertensive and normotensive patients," he told this newspaper.
Starting in 1954 and for nearly twenty years, a special arrangement between the army and the heads of the Seventh-Day Adventist church allowed soldiers who were church members to volunteer for medical research under what was called Operation Whitecoat.
The campaign, begun in the 1960s, used emotion-laden images of whitecoat seal pups to draw attention to their cause.
Except for colourful tropical species, it is unlikely that the public in general think of fish as particularly attractive in the way that, for example, the whitecoat seal is an attractive visual image.
These are average prices because the pelts of whitecoats, "ragged-jackets" (a stage in the molt of a pup between the whitecoat and the beater), beaters, bedlambers, and adults are graded for both quality and color.
Peter Greenwald, who is 53, looks far more like a favorite family doctor than a whitecoat researcher closeted away among high-tech laboratories.
Whitecoat recommended that Rover be taken to see Dr.
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Weighed one round whitecoat, (33) weight 85 lbs, found carcass 25 lbs, blood about 8 lbs.
PETA doesn't mention that while hunting baby seals is allowed, hunting whitecoat seals - newborn harp seals are white for about 12 days - has been illegal in Canada since 1987.
The Evora's steering is light and accurate and about as good as steering gets until some whitecoat dreams up a system whereby we can think a car around a corner.