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Walrus

  1. 1. Raúl Javichu Patri Niah
  2. 2. HABITAT <ul><li>The walruses live in cold places, so they live in many aereas of the Polar circle. </li></ul>
  3. 3. HABITAT <ul><li>There are 3 subspecies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Atlantic walrus. They live in Atlantic ocean there are 20.000 walruses. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pacific walrus .They live in the Pacific ocean. There are 200.000 walruses. The Pacific walrus imigrate seasonally polar cap. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laptev walrus. They live in the Laptev sea, the north of Siberia. There, there are 10000 walruses. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. FOOD <ul><li>The walrus eats when it wants. </li></ul><ul><li>They eat worms, soft corals,shrimps, crabs… </li></ul><ul><li>Its favorite food is the bivalve mollusks, that they extract from their sells using tremendous power. </li></ul><ul><li>Walruses eat a lot of mollusks but sometimes walruses eat seals, and even young walruses. </li></ul>
  5. 5. DESCRPTION <ul><li>Many male walruses can weigh 1996 kg and they measure 4,5 metre long. </li></ul><ul><li>The walruses are vertebrate, carnivorous.They are clumsy in the ice but agile in the water. They live around 40 years. </li></ul><ul><li>The walruses are gentle but you can tame them. They are wild although they wouldn’t attack you! </li></ul>
  6. 6. DESCRPTION <ul><li>The Atlantic walrus’ main caracteristic is that it has nostrils visible. </li></ul><ul><li>Contrary to Atlantic walrus, the Pacific walrus hasn’t nostrils visible. </li></ul><ul><li>The walruses use their tusks to fight, they do holes in the ice, and, overcoat, they use them to move in the water and in the ice. </li></ul>
  7. 7. CURIOSITIES <ul><li>In the Horniman Museum(London) there are a replic of an autentic walrus. It is 2265Kg and 9,14 metres long </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thanks a Million!

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