Posts tagged "walrus"

The Daily Squee: This Walrus Knows A Naughty Trick

We thought we wanted to adopt an orphaned baby walrus, but now that we know they can’t keep their hands flippers to themselves, well, we are rethinking that decision. [HyperVocal]…

Jessica Wakeman / May 11, 2014

Let Me Pet You: Orphaned Walrus Edition

Hey, a baby is still a baby — even if that baby happens to weigh a couple hundred pounds. This is Pakak, one of two orphaned baby walruses who are being cared for by the staff at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska. Palak, and his brother Mitik were orphaned after becoming separated from

Julie Gerstein / October 31, 2012

Masturbating Walrus Dies

Ayveq, a 2,700-pound Pacific walrus who lived at the New York Aquarium passed away on Sunday of a bacterial infection. Ayveq loved to whistle and flip his flippers at the glass to attract attention, but he may be best known for regularly masturbating. “Ayveq’s frequent public self-gratification made him the Coney Island institution’s singular attraction,”…

Catherine Strawn / June 24, 2008