OO The Latest Climate Refugees: 35,000+ Walrus Mass on Beach as their homes, sea ice, have melted away.
OO Largest Massing Ever a Sign of Warming Arctic
Why Does This Threaten Walruses? Walruses are built for sea ice and like to cuddle; on land they are prone to overheating in their thick fat coats while trying to rest between foraging. It also increases the energy they must expend to travel to their feeding grounds.
Walruses: The Climate Change Canaries of the Arctic
OO Giant Walrus Massing Is New
—And We Don’t Know How Bad It Will Get
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