Melting Sea Ice Spurs Legal Fight Over Walrus ProtectionsHow well walruses cope with shrinking sea ice is at the heart of a legal fight over whether walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them an added protection against human encroachments.
Walrus That Starred In 'Jurassic Park' 'Lord Of The Rings' & Other Movies Dies At Six Flags In VallejoHe was known worldwide for starring in feature films, most notably for his role in “50 First Dates” alongside Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore as “Jocko” the walrus. He was also the voice for several creatures in the “Lord of the Rings” series, the “Hobbit” series, and in “Jurassic Park.”
Calf Dies In Rare Walrus Pregnancy At Six Flags VallejoA highly anticipated birth at Vallejo’s Six Flags Discovery Kingdom had a sad ending Monday evening when a Pacific walrus gave birth to a stillborn calf.
Vallejo's Six Flags Expecting Rare Walrus BirthThere have been no more than 11 recorded walrus calves born in North American zoological facilities since 1931, according to Michael Muraco, the theme park’s animal care director.