Walruses By Ian  McPherson
3  Things Walruses  Can Do Whiskers help find food Their tusks help them dig for food Earflaps keep water out of their ear...
Walruses live in the cold waters of the Arctic Ocean.  When the ocean waters freeze they migrate south to warmer water and...
Walruses  stay  alive  by… Fighting back using their tusks Blending in with the water
Walruses live above the arctic circle
shrimp Marine  worm octopus Sea  cucumber whelk clam Walruses eat
Walruses must Be Careful of these predators Polar Bears Humans with guns. Killer whales
Walruses are covered with thick skin.  Under the skin is 3 inches of blubber or fat. This keeps it warm and protects it fr...
Facts  about walruses 1. A full grown male can weigh up to 2 tons. 2. A full grown cow or female can weigh up to one ton. ...
Bibliography Dingwall, Laima. Walrus. 1986, 599.74 Din “ Seals and Sea Lions”.  Zoo Books . Vol. 24, Oct.2006. School netT...
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  1. 1. Walruses By Ian McPherson
  2. 2. 3 Things Walruses Can Do Whiskers help find food Their tusks help them dig for food Earflaps keep water out of their ears.
  3. 3. Walruses live in the cold waters of the Arctic Ocean. When the ocean waters freeze they migrate south to warmer water and thinner ice.
  4. 4. Walruses stay alive by… Fighting back using their tusks Blending in with the water
  5. 5. Walruses live above the arctic circle
  6. 6. shrimp Marine worm octopus Sea cucumber whelk clam Walruses eat
  7. 7. Walruses must Be Careful of these predators Polar Bears Humans with guns. Killer whales
  8. 8. Walruses are covered with thick skin. Under the skin is 3 inches of blubber or fat. This keeps it warm and protects it from predators.
  9. 9. Facts about walruses 1. A full grown male can weigh up to 2 tons. 2. A full grown cow or female can weigh up to one ton. 3. The skin is 3 inches thick. 4. Their tusks are almost impossible to break. 5. Each walrus has two pairs of flippers. One pair is on the front of the body and the other pair is on the back.
  10. 10. Bibliography Dingwall, Laima. Walrus. 1986, 599.74 Din “ Seals and Sea Lions”. Zoo Books . Vol. 24, Oct.2006. School netTrekker.com – facts on walruses
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