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Walrus, north of Svalbard. (Not the prettiest face I've seen!) Walruses live in the arctic seas. They can dive to around 90 m to find food and can stay submerged for 30 about minutes. Photo: Will Burrard-Lucas.

Walrus The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large marine mammal with flippers, a broad head, short muzzle, small eyes, tusks and whiskers.

Walrus (Odobenus Rosmarus) Resting on Iceberg in Bjornbukta Bay, Edgeoya Island, Svalbard, Norway

Walrus (Odobenus Rosmarus) Resting on Iceberg in Bjornbukta Bay, Edgeoya Island, Svalbard, Norway

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Polar bears, walruses and icebergs: Arctic pictures by wildlife photographer Paul Souders - Telegraph

Svalbard

The Svalbard Islands are located in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole. Here, you will find untouched arctic wilderness and unique wildlife in a setting that is both rugged and fragile at the same time.

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.

Walrus Family

lickystickypickyme: “ An Atlantic walrus calf finds safety on its mother’s back while drifting on an ice floe. Walrus mothers are extremely nurturing, constantly hugging and nuzzling their babies.

Portait Of A Large Male Atlantic Walrus by Paul Nicklen

Portait Of A Large Male Atlantic Walrus Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Paul Nicklen

Svalbard Archipelago Photograph - Portait Of A Large Male Atlantic Walrus by Paul Nicklen

Odobenus-Rosmarus-Rosmarus, Walrosse, Stoßzahn, Walross

All Canada Photos Online) - Odobenus-Rosmarus-Rosmarus, Walrosse, Stoßzahn, Walross - Photo Print

Walrus

Pacific walruses travel according to the movement of the ice. As the ice expands in the winter, the walruses move south. As it breaks up and retreats in the spring and summer, they move north again.

Gorgeous image of walruses in their real natural element, as run by UK's The Telegraph newspaper.

Environment

American wildlife photographer Paul Souders went on a three week-long sea expedition off one of the world's most remote and northern islands - Spitzbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago, Norway - to photograph walruses.

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A young Australian sea lion is intrigued by its own reflection in the photographer's underwater camera, Baird Bay, South Australia. The photo was shot on location for a story on sea lions for Australian Geographic.

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