Walruses in Alaska

Mass death of walruses

September 19th, 2009

Alaska walrus survey raises alarm

July 22nd, 2009 A partial survey of Pacific walrus estimates their minimum population at just 15,164. A 1990 aerial survey estimated the population at 201,039 in the same region, but the count is likely to have missed a number of animals Anchorage Daily News See also: Canada, Greenland to do High Arctic walrus survey The movement of walrus is becoming increasingly important as the Arctic sea ice shrinks (CBC)