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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A large, male Atlantic walrus rests with his tusks dug into the sand in Alaska's
Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. Walrus tusks are multitaskers, used to grip the
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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
Climate Change. The Arctic is warming at twice the rate of anywhere else on
Earth. Today the biggest threat facing walruses is the loss of stable sea ice due to
Nov 21, 2014 ... Walruses are the gentle giants of the Arctic. They are among the largest
pinnipeds — fin-footed, semiaquatic marine mammals. However, while ...
Facts about the life, habitat, and behavior of walruses.
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