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Walrus - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Walruses in the Arctic are running out of sea ice this year — again ...

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Aug 12, 2015 ... Last year's gathering, scientists explained, had a worrying explanation. Walruses prefer to spend their time hanging out on the Arctic sea ice, ...

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

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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: Habitat and Distribution - Sea World

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As the Pacific walrus population grew, annual subsistence catches by indigenous Arctic peoples ranged from about 3,000 to 16,000 walruses per year until ...

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 ...

Walrus Tusks - Athropolis

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Both male and female walruses have long ivory tusks, although the tusks of the males tend to be ... From our library of things you should know about the Arctic ...

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.

Pacific Walrus | Endangered Species Coalition

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The Pacific walrus relies on Arctic sea ice throughout the year for breeding, nursing calves, traveling and resting between dives for food. The rapid loss of sea ice ...

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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 - Live Science

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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 ...

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 ...