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Female and Young Walruses Resting on Shore
Female and Young Walruses Resting on Shore
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Title: Female and Young Walruses Resting on Shore


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)

Location: Point Lay, AK, USA

Date Taken: 9/17/2013

Photographer: Ryan Kingsbery
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


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Type: JPEG image - 6.64 MB
Dimensions: 4368 x 2912

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