Pacific Walrus herd (Odobenus rosmarus divergens)
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Title: Pacific Walrus at Cape Peirce
Alternative Title: Odobenus rosmarus
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: TOGIAK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Marine Mammals, Refuges, Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, Togiak Gallery
Description Abstract: Pacific Walrus utilize beaches around Cape Peirce as haulout areas on which to rest between feeding forays. These beaches are surrounded by sheer cliffs affording the walrus protection from predators.
Date: March 25 2004