TITLE

Walrus

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Walrus, a large, seal-like marine mammal that lives chiefly north of the Arctic Circle. A bull (male) walrus may grow 11 feet (3.4 m) long and weigh 3,000 pounds (1,360 kg). Walruses are protected from cold by a thick layer of fat called blubber and by a thick, wrinkled, almost hairless, tan skin.
ACCESSION #
37310263

 

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