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Walruses haul out on Round Island, Alaska. Pic by Ryan Morrill

How Does a Walrus Fit In?

By Margaret Archibald, Alaska Department of Fish and Game The other day while trying to push our ungainly inflatable boat off the rocks during a falling tide, I noticed two juvenile salmon hovering together near the surface in the intertidal zone. I stopped for a second because, while I’ve worked with salmon for many years,

Sea lion moms and pups

Sea Lions: Unsung Stars of Round Island

By Margaret Archibald, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Walruses are just a part of the reason that Ryan Morrill and I are on Round Island. We’re also here because at the southeastern edge of the island, in an area we call the East Cape, there’s an important year-round haul-out for the endangered western population

Get chummy with the walrus dudes of Round Island

Hit the beach with the walruses of Round Island!

Get your beach bod ready – the Summer of Blubber has returned! Explore continues our partnership with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to bring you live cameras from the beaches and cliffs of Round Island, extremely rare views of the summer vacation spot for thousands of pacific walruses.

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Live Chat: Walrus Season Wrap Up!

The “Summer of Blubber” has ended on Round Island, home of the Walrus Cam, and Walrus Wardens Ben Histand and Ryan Morrill are joining us Wednesday, August 19th at 12pm PT to wrap up the season!

Walrus chums cozy up on Round Island

Walrus Season Wrap Up Chat: Live from Round Island

“Walrus Wardens” Ben Histand and Ryan Morrill will soon depart Alaska’s Round Island, home of the Summer of Blubber and the Walrus Cams. Before they go, they’ll join us Wednesday August 12th at 2pm PT for a live chat to wrap up the season!

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