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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 , USGS
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