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Walruses started hauling out on the Alaska shore

Earlier than normal decrease in sea ice and the movement of walruses towards shore has worried the environments and wild life conservationists.  Two large haul-outs of walrus seen on Aug. 17, 2011, near a beach north of Point Lay. Total number of walrus is estimated to be 8,000 in the area. Credit: Blaine Thorn, via […]