The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large flippered marine mammal with a
discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic
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Walruses have long tusks and a prominent mustache. These large marine
mammals are found near the Arctic Circle. They are extremely social and snort
Nov 21, 2014 ... Walruses are the gentle giants of the Arctic. They are among the largest
pinnipeds — fin-footed, semiaquatic marine mammals. However, while ...
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Male Pacific walruses weigh about 800 to 1,700 kg (1,764-3,748 lb.) and are
about 2.7 to 3.6 m (9-12 ft.) long. Female Pacific walruses weigh about 400 to
Facts about the life, habitat, and behavior of walruses.
We work to ensure that the Pacific walrus in Alaska continues to be a healthy,
functioning component of the Bering and Chukchi Seas ecosystems.
This small beach is a favorite sleeping spot for walruses from June through ... The
Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary (WISGS) was established in 1960 to ...
Walrus feeding, habitat, distribution, reproduction, anatomy, venom research and