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Walrus Facts


- A male walrus is called a bull.

- A female walrus is called a cow.

- A baby walrus is called a calf.

- Walruses can reach top speeds of about 22 mph.

- Walruses do not chew their food.

- Walruses may dive up to a depth of 300 ft.

- Walruses have a lifespan of 16-30 years.

- Walrus milk is about 30% fat, 5% to 10% protein, and 60% water.

- The name Odobenidae comes from Greek, and it means tooth-walker.

- Around 250,000 walruses exist today.