Arctic: Walrus / Greenland

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The unconscious art of demoltion.

The unconscious art of demoltion.

Walrus

Walrus

The baby walrus and his mother are pictured playing in the water of their enclosure at the zoo in the district of Stellingen today

Proud walrus mother shows off her son German zoo

The baby walrus and his mother are pictured playing in the water of their enclosure at the zoo in the district of Stellingen today

Arctic Walrus Skull ‘Odobenus Rosmarus’ (1800 to 1900 Arctic)

Arctic Walrus Skull ‘Odobenus Rosmarus’ (1800 to 1900 Arctic)

Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), a large marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean

Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), a large marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean

Walrus whiskers Marine animals have developed specialized sensory systems for the detection of underwater prey. Fish have a sensitive sideline system, sharks have a system to detect the electromagnetic fields created by muscle activity of their prey, and a highly developed system for chemoreception. Some of the senses of marine mammals have also been investigated, such as those of whales that depend on an echolocation system, or the way sea otters search for food by patting the surface of…

Walrus whiskers Marine animals have developed specialized sensory systems for the detection of underwater prey. Fish have a sensitive sideline system, sharks have a system to detect the electromagnetic fields created by muscle activity of their prey, and a highly developed system for chemoreception. Some of the senses of marine mammals have also been investigated, such as those of whales that depend on an echolocation system, or the way sea otters search for food by patting the surface of…

walrus Daily Dozen — Photos -- National Geographic Your Shot

walrus Daily Dozen — Photos -- National Geographic Your Shot

603 Likes, 4 Comments - END EXTINCTION INTERNATIONAL (@endextinctionintl) on Instagram: “#EEIFunFacts ❄️ Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) are native to the Arctic, and can weigh over 1500kgs…”

603 Likes, 4 Comments - END EXTINCTION INTERNATIONAL (@endextinctionintl) on Instagram: “#EEIFunFacts ❄️ Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) are native to the Arctic, and can weigh over 1500kgs…”

Photograph by Paul Nicklen Atlantic walruses swim amid the ice floes off Greenland’s coast.

Photograph by Paul Nicklen Atlantic walruses swim amid the ice floes off Greenland’s coast.

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