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Federal Government Refuses to List Walrus as Threatened Species

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Oct 9, 2017.

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    The Trump Administration is denying walruses the status of threatened species. They say that the walrus is adapting to the vanishing sea ice by foraging along coastlines instead. “Walruses in the last decade have been forced ashore in unprecedented numbers, resulting in deaths, especially of young animals, and long swims for nursing females and other walruses to find food.” This decision, which wildlife groups say imperil the species, will likely be challenged in court.

    Read more here (story #1).

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