This village is overrun by thousands of walruses



A remote village on the north-west coast of Alaska is being terrorised by raucous walruses.
Pacific walruses have come ashore by the thousands near the Inupiat village of Point Lay in recent years, last week alone saw around 6,000 arrive.
David Cameron has got a new job The village is now attempting to deter the tourists who’ve been flocking to see the walruses, which are attracted by climate change and disappearing summer ice in the Chukchi Sea.
However, Point Lay, which has a population of 270, has no hotel or restaurants. And, to residents, walruses are a major food source, not a... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 34
Source: Metro
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