Category archives for walrus

Baby Walrus Gets Bling

Still trying to figure out where the dividing line is between my new project, ZooBorns, and Zooillogix, but this definitely spans the two. Sixteen-month-old Pacific walrus Akituusaq shows off his new set of titanium crowns at his home in Sea Cliffs at the New York Aquarium. “Aki” was fitted with these crowns by Wildlife Conservation…

Walrus Rocks Out

What’s different about this than people swimming with Whale Sharks? Fundamentally… probably nothing. However, I think this falls into the lighter shades of gray that the zoo and aquarium world must operate in, and ultimately I’m OK with, for the following reasons: 1. Walrus training is fairly common and does not pose a physical threat…