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Female and Young Walruses Resting on Shore

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Thousands of walruses gathered to rest on the shore near the Alaskan coastal community of Point Lay during September of 2013 after sea ice disappeared from their offshore foraging grounds in the eastern Chukchi Sea.

(Photo taken during USGS research efforts permitted under US Fish and Wildlife Service Permit No. MA801652-3)


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