31 Mar 2022 | Arctic Animals

Get To Know: The Walrus

Richard Roth walrus on ice pan

Walrus are one of the most curiously captivating mammals of the sea. They are truly enormous, but they become fantastically agile in the water. They are one of the most social animals gathering in groups from tens to thousands. You can watch them dive for food or spend the day sleeping and scratching, either way it […]

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02 Dec 2021 | Arctic Animals

A Narwhal’s Many Uses For Sea Ice

Narwhal in pool at floe edge TODD MINTZ IMG 4683

Narwhal whales spent much of their life among sea ice. Waiting for frozen sea ice to break up into pack ice and becoming open water is part of their annual migrations.  But sea ice is more than an intricate maze keeping narwhal from their summer territories. It can also provide protection and a safe place […]

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