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Orphaned Baby Walrus Charms Our Alaska Program Director, Karla Dutton!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, walrus, Alaska, orphan, walrus calf, animals, endangered, protection )

Nancy
- 655 days ago - defendersblog.org
Knowing about the challenges walruses face made meeting the orphaned calf even more special. Staff and trained volunteers at the Alaska SeaLife Center care for the calf (who I called Walter) and another walrus calf 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Endangered Decision Delayed on Walrus
Animals  (tags: walrus, protection, climate warming, environment, endangered species )

Anna
- 1267 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Pacific walrus need additional protection from the threat of climate warming but cannot be added to the threatened or endangered list because other species are a higher priority, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday.
Commission Recommends Protection Listing for Walrus
Animals  (tags: animals, walrus, marine mammals, wildanimals, recommendation, protection, environment, AnimalWelfare )

Yrna
- 1281 days ago - thenewstribune.com
The federal Marine Mammal Commission has recommended that Pacific walrus be listed as threatened or endangered, citing threats to the marine mammals from the loss of sea ice they rely on for foraging and giving birth.
Historic Baby Walrus Dies at New York Aquarium
Animals  (tags: animals, walrus, aquarium, death, baby, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1779 days ago - ecoworldly.com
The first Pacific walrus born at the New York Aquarium has passed way due to complications from pneumonia.
Protection of Pacific Walrus Under the Endangered Species Act May Be Warranted
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, walrus, threatened, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1785 days ago - ammoland.com
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced that a petition to protect the Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) under the Endangered Species Act presents substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that adding the species
Partial Walrus Estimate Alarms Conservation Group
Animals  (tags: animals, walrus, AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1866 days ago - google.com
A partial federal assessment of Pacific walruses estimates their minimum population at just 15,164 but says the count likely missed a number of animals.
US Agency Agrees to Deadline Walrus Review
Animals  (tags: animals, walrus, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1897 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The US Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to make an initial determination within four months on whether the Pacific walrus merits additional protections under the Endangered Species Act.
Oregonian Sentenced for Walrus Ivory Sales
Animals  (tags: alaska, oregon, marine wildlife, walrus, ivory, illegal, sntence, protected, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2023 days ago - adn.com
An Oregon man has been sentenced in Alaska for illegally selling walrus ivory. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Beistline sentenced James Schneider, 47, of Astoria last week to three years probation and a fine of $10,000. According to federal prosec
Walrus-Parts Seller Pleads Guilty
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, walrus, parts, Marine Mammal Protection Act endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2035 days ago - adn.com
A Togiak man has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act by illegally transporting and selling walrus parts, according to the U.S. attorney. Prosecutors say Roy D. Petersen Jr., 27, was involved in trans
Headless Walruses Alarm Alaska Officials: ENN
Animals  (tags: Walrus, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, cruelty, death, endangered, ethics, government, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, Marine Mammals )

Julie
- 2360 days ago - enn.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An unusually high number of walrus carcasses missing their heads and ivory tusks have washed up on beaches this summer, alarming wildlife officials.
Receding Ice Displaces Alaska Walrus
Animals  (tags: climate, globalwarming, walrus, suffering, sadness )

Brian
- 2488 days ago - optonline.net
Thousands of walrus have appeared on Alaska's northwest coast in what conservationists are calling a dramatic consequence of global warming melting the Arctic sea ice.
Headless Walruses Washing Up on Alaska Beaches Prompt Investigation
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, sealife, walrus, headless, washed up )

Jacquelin
- 2537 days ago - foxnews.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Dozens of headless walrus carcasses have washed up on Alaska beaches this summer, prompting an investigation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. While rotting, headless carcasses are not uncommon along beaches, the number of th
Many Headless Walruses Found in Alaska - Yahoo! News
Animals  (tags: walrus, alaska, slaughter, sealife, protection, investigation, cruelty, death )

Valerie
- 2540 days ago - news.yahoo.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Dozens of walrus carcasses have washed up on beaches this summer, many missing their heads and ivory tusks...prompted an investigation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Lone Tagged Walrus Leads the Way
Animals  (tags: animal, environment, habitat, sealife, walrus, protection )

KS
- 2626 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A lone walrus may be close to revealing where west Greenland's walruses spend their summer - much to the relief of a team studying the creatures' behaviour. The animal has swum about 400km west to the mouth of Cumberland Sound.
Animal Mothers At Their Best - Video
Animals  (tags: Cheetah, Walrus, Seal, Wood Duck, Gator )

Evelyn
- 2637 days ago - video.nationalgeographic.com
From fierce hunting lessons to gentle grooming sessions, see Mother Nature's mothers at work.
 

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