Arctic walrus spotted in Orkney islands

Arctic walrus spotted in Orkney islands
 

Five years after the "once-in-a-lifetime" sighting of a walrus in Orkney, a second animal has been spotted there.
The blubbery mammal was spotted by Lewis Hooper, a volunteer at North Ronaldsay bird observatory.
He told BBC Radio Orkney: "I'm no mammal expert, but it was pretty obvious what it was. It was clearly, clearly a walrus."
The walrus was photographed again on the island of Sanday.
Lewis Hopper says it is not thought to be the same individual that was seen in March 2013, though it is the same species.
"I'd just decided to take the dog out in the evening, so... read more

 
9 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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