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Synonyms for walrus

either of two large northern marine mammals having ivory tusks and tough hide over thick blubber

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Walruses occupied 17 of the 79 haul-out sites visited during the survey (see Fig.
He said: "I am not sure if walruses would get enough food here.
Pacific walruses (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) are segregated by gender for much of the year as they migrate over vast areas of the Chukchi and Bering seas (Fay, 1982).
Growth and sexual dimorphism of Atlantic walruses (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) in Foxe Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada.
At the time Europeans discovered them, walruses occurred as six or more geographically isolated populations (Fig.
For the 15th year running fundraisers, dressed from bananas to Walruses, ran into the waters.
Sera from ten seals and seven walruses exceeded the C-ELISA threshold that indicates that cattle have been exposed to Brucella spp.
A chart-topping 14 million people saw episode one of the wildlife series Blue Planet II, which included dramatic footage of walruses fighting to find a home, along with dazzling scenes of surfing dolphins and a sex-changing fish.
A charttopping 14 million people saw episode one of the wildlife series Blue Planet II, which included dramatic footage of walruses fighting to find a home, along with dazzling scenes of surfing dolphins and a sexchanging fish.
The chart-topping episode included dramatic footage of walruses fighting, along with scenes of surfing dolphins and a sexchanging fish.
95, HC, 24pp) children ages 5 to 7 will learn about how walruses raise their young in the cold Arctic ocean, what they eat and where they can be found, along with other interesting information, like the fascinating uses for their characteristic tusks.
Walruses, polar bears, and several sea ice--associated seal species are important for the nutritional, cultural, and economic well-being of many coastal communities in northern and western Alaska.
Walruses are large marine predators that must rest out of water on sea ice or the coast between feedings along the shallow arctic sea floor.
It may look like a massive beach party, but these 35,000 walruses on a shore in northwestern Alaska weren't having any fun.
A gigantic group of Pacific walruses, foiled from reaching prime feeding grounds by missing ice, gathered September 23 near Point Lay, Alaska, on the shore of the Chukchi Sea.