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-There were long stretches of smooth-worn rock running for miles, exactly fitted to make seal-nurseries, and there were playgrounds of hard sand sloping inland behind them. And there were rollers for seals to dance in and long grass to roll in, and sand-dunes to climb up and down; and, best of all … no men had ever come there …


This is from “The White Seal” in The Jungle Book.

Kotick, the only white seal on the beaches, has quartered the world’s oceans in search of a place for seals where they would be safe from men. He has just found it, and now must persuade his people to follow him there.