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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Odobenidae Genus: Odobenus
Species: Odobenus rosmarus
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... More » · More images »


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

Learn all you wanted to know about walruses with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

Walrus | Basic Facts About Walruses | Defenders of Wildlife

Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts about walruses.
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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Walrus Info Book | SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Meet the walrus and find out all the facts about those famous tusks and more!

Physical Characteristics of a Walrus - Sea World

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 1,250 ...

Pacific Walrus Research - USGS Alaska Science Center

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>.

Walrus - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

We work to ensure that the Pacific walrus in Alaska continues to be a healthy, functioning component of the Bering and Chukchi Seas ecosystems. Management ...

Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) - Animals - A-Z Animals - Animal Facts ...

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 ...

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