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Nigel Barker, British photographer and frequent judge on Tyra Banks reality television program America’s Next Top Model, will address members of Congress today on the slaughter of baby harp seals. Barker, who memorably said of one would-be Tyra, “if conceited drag queens are ‘in’, she’s got a shot at being America’s Next Top Model,” counts activist seal hunt photography among his passions. Barker recently joined the Humane Society in a visit to the Canadian ice floes to “expose the cruelties of the annual seal hunt.” Cruelties officially set to be exposed in the U.S. Capitol building today at 4 p.m.

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