This past Saturday, local fisherman spotted an orphan Pacific Walrus calf on floating ice near Barrow, Alaska. After a period of observation from U. Fish and Wildlife Service, a rescue was approved and Alaska SeaLife Center staff and a local.
Be My Pet: Mitik, The “Fat, Mustachioed” Orphaned Baby Walrus
Snuggling with a baby walrus feels like being pinned under a warm, very chubby person who is wearing a damp velour jumpsuit that smells faintly, almost pleasantly, like low tide - this is how I want my students to describe things!