A sociable animal, the Walrus gathers in a mixed herd of up to 2,000 bulls, cows, and calves when feeding and migrating, as well as when hauled out on ice floes, although the sexes sometimes segregate during the nonbreeding season...
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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In a recent study published in Behavioral Brain Research, walruses
are found to sleep nearly anywhere and may be able to continuously stay awake longer than other animals. They can sleep while floating on the water’s surface, lying on the bottom, standing or leaning o... More »
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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
Jul 27, 2015 ... The Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) is one of 4 marine mammal
species managed by the U.S. Department of Interior<sup>1</sup>.
We work to ensure that the Pacific walrus in Alaska continues to be a healthy,
functioning component of the Bering and Chukchi Seas ecosystems.
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 ...