Pacific walrus near Togiak Refuge

Pacific walrus-big brown rest on sea mammals with long tusks- rest on sea ice off the coast of Togiak National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

Pacific walrus near Togiak Refuge

Pacific walrus cows and yearlings rest on sea ice off the coast of Togiak National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. A several-inch-thick layer of body fat helps the large marine mammals survive sub-freezing temperatures.
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Joel Garlich-Miller/USFWS
Ecosystem
Marine
Recreational Activity
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Adaptation
Aquatic animals
Aquatic environment
Weather impacts
Wildlife
Wildlife refuges
Wildlife viewing