Walrus Week is part of NRQ’s annual Shark Week counter programming, where Bob and Zipp give more deserving animals, like the squid and the aligator, a moment in the spotlight. This year is all about walruses!
It’s Walrus Week! A whole week of minisodes dedicated to everyone’s favorite mustachioed marine mammal!
The history of the walrus is rife with oddities like opportunistic vikings, starving whalers, and soccer playing sky ghosts. Yes, you read that last part right.
Pinnipeds are flippered marine mammals consisting of walruses, seals, and sea lions. Learn what each have in common and what makes each unique!
Despite being what some scientists call “nature’s bean bag chair”, the walrus definitely has the tools to put a hurtin’ on you. Whether they’re sinking your boat or stabbing a polar bear to death, we think it’s safe to say ‘Walrus, you scary!’
We know that learning about climate change and its devastating effects on the Arctic ecosystem can be kind of a bummer, so we added some sex appeal. Literally. We talk about walrus sex.
The walrus provideth! Whether their meat is being used for subsistence, their blubber for heating oil, or their ivory for billboard balls, the walrus has had many uses over the years!
Don’t be out of your element Donny, or you’ll miss the final minisode of Walrus Week! Whether they’re playing a saxophone, serving as a nerdy school’s mascot, or scaring children as a cartoon character, the walrus is a unique and interesting addition to pop culture!