N.S. fishermen caught on video abusing, killing seal pup handed hefty fines

Three Nova Scotia fishermen who were captured on video abusing and killing a seal pup on their boat have been handed hefty fines and a fishing prohibition.

Video showing seal taunted on fishing boat leads to charges for Nova Scotia fishermen. The matter gained national attention last year when a video surfaced on Facebook showing a seal being taunted and prodded with a buoy, and being kicked amid laughter as one man suggests killing it while another talks of getting a machete.

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