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The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large flippered marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic  ...

Walruses, Walrus Pictures, Walrus Facts - National Geographic

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The mustached and long-tusked walrus is most often found near the Arctic Circle, lying on the ice with hundreds of companions. These marine mammals are ...

Walrus Facts and Information

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They have long been a source of food for the people of the Arctic but these people find a use for the entire walrus so they are very respectful in the manner that ...

Arctic Report Card - Walruses in a Time of Climate Change - Kovacs ...

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Nov 25, 2015 ... It is generally thought that global climate change is already the most pervasive threat to arctic pinnipeds (seals and walruses) (Hoffman 1995; ...

WALRUS - the Arctic - mammals of the sea

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Walruses live in the Arctic seas and on land. (map - range for Pacific and Atlantic walrus) They prefer living on the ice, but are also found on the coasts and ...

The Arctic: The Walrus - MarineBio.net

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They have been heavily exploited by man for food, hides, and their ivory tusks. Walruses can be found in most areas of the Arctic Ocean feeding on benthic ...

Fun Walrus Facts for Kids - Fun Activities for Kids

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The scientific name for a walrus is Odobenus Rosmarus. It is latin for tooth walking sea-horse. ... Walruses live in the Northern Hemisphere in the Arctic.

Walrus - | WWF

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The walrus is easily recognised by its sheer size and magnificent tusks. It is a keystone species in Arctic marine ecosystems. The walrus was once threatened by ...

Extreme Arctic sea ice melt forces thousands of walruses ashore in ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/aug/27/walruses-alaska-arctic-sea-ice-melt

Aug 27, 2015 ... Aerial photograph of thousands of Pacific walrus coming ashore near Point Lay, on the north-west Arctic coast of Alaska, on Sunday.

Walrus & Arctic Seals - ArcticPhoto- Facts

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Members of the Pinniped family are well suited to life in the Arctic. The Pinnipeds include the Walrus, eared seals like sea lions and fur seals and the true seals.

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Walrus | Basic Facts About Walruses | Defenders of Wildlife

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The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large Arctic marine mammal with flippers, a broad head, short muzzle, small eyes, tusks and whiskers. Scientists ...

Walrus Facts - LiveScience

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Nov 21, 2014 ... Walruses are the gentle giants of the Arctic. They are among the largest pinnipeds — fin-footed, semiaquatic marine mammals. However, while ...

Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) - Animals - A-Z Animals - Animal Facts ...

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Walrus Classification and EvolutionThe Walrus is a large marine mammal that is found inhabiting the freezing cold and icy waters of the Arctic Circle. Thought to ...