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Walrus Herd

In a stunning spectacle of nature, this video shows a very large herd of walruses in Alaska.

Arctic ice is receding at an alarming rate and the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record. Tens of thousands of walruses have been affected and are “hauling out” on Alaskan beaches in numbers never seen before. NOAA reports that sea surface temperatures across a vast expanse of the North Pacific are 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius) higher than normal. With less ice-covered waters for the walrus to rest on, they have taken to using the beaches. It appears we are witnessing a shift in the habits of walrus, right before our eyes. An adventure tour with Crystal Creek Lodge includes flying in a De Havilland Beaver plane searching for walrus as they ‘haul out’ on nearby beaches.

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Crystal Creek Lodge, nestled on the banks of the Naknek River, near King Salmon, Alaska is a renowned Luxury Alaska Fishing and Adventure Lodge with over 400 5-star reviews. Since 1988, we’ve been delivering thousands of exciting and memorable flyout excursions.

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