And the seal goes "ow ow ow"

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Meaning

Seal hunting is a major industry in Norway, where traditionally seals were killed using a hakapik, a wooden club with a hammer head and metal hook. The hakapik is the origin of the popular (and correct) notion of seals being “clubbed to death.”

Present-day regulations require that adult seals be hunted with a rifle whereas a hakapik may only be used to hunt young seals. The hakapik is now primarily used to ensure, by crushing its skull, that a shot animal is dead before it is skinned.

Ow ow ow indeed.

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