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Radio Tagged Adult Female Walrus on Ice Floe
Radio Tagged Adult Female Walrus on Ice Floe
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Title: Radio Tagged Adult Female Walrus on Ice Floe


Adult female walrus on ice floe photographed shortly after receiving a behavior monitoring satellite-linked radio tag from USGS researchers. 

Data acquired from such radio-tags are providing insights on the distribution and behavior of Pacific walruses during a time when their summer sea ice habitat is rapidly changing.

Location: Eastern Chukchi Sea, AK, USA

Date Taken: 15 July 2012

Photographer: S.A. Sonsthagen
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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 - 5.56 MB
Dimensions: 4272 x 2848
Resolution: 72 dpi

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