The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large flippered marine mammal with a
discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic
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 ...
Walruses have long tusks and a prominent mustache. These large marine
mammals are found near the Arctic Circle. They are extremely social and snort
The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large Arctic marine mammal with flippers, a
broad head, short muzzle, small eyes, tusks and whiskers. Scientists ...
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 ...
Nov 21, 2014 ... Walruses are the gentle giants of the Arctic. They are among the largest
pinnipeds — fin-footed, semiaquatic marine mammals. However, while ...
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
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
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.
Nov 29, 2016 ... Sea ice plays an important role in the life of the Pacific walrus (Odobenus
rosmarus divergens). U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists are ...