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Atlantic walrus: Odobenus rosmarus Linnaeus


Colour photograph of brown bones from a walrus head
Atlantic walrus: Odobenus rosmarus Linnaeus. Quaternary. Bay of Fundy, near Quaco Head, New Brunswick. Collector: M. Lomax, 1992. New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 8722). Specimen length 30 cm. Walrus fossils have been found all around the New Brunswick shoreline. They have been dredged from the seafloor and found in gravel pits that were once ancient shorelines.