Wagging Wednesday

Did you know the hooded seal has a balloon in its nose?  The hooded seal is able to blow air into a sac in its nose which then looks like a big, reddish purple balloon on its head.  Why do hooded seals do this?  Well, only the male seal does this, and he does it when he finds a female seal that he likes.

Join us on Wagging Wednesdays to learn about all kinds of creatures (even if they don’t have a cool tail like Libby).

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